Courageous Cancer Activist Dies
Posted on : 05-30-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
An ex-political member of British parliament's house of labor party passed away recently in her heroic fight against brain cancer. Baroness Jowell Tessa, an activist who campaigned tirelessly for more funding and research of brain cancer, died last Saturday. The former proponent of the UK’s National Health Service has been remembered for her indefatigable effort to support more brain cancer treatments despite her degenerative condition. Several leading officials, including former prime minister Tony Blair, hallmarked her legacy of raising awareness and for collecting a plethora of financial donations to treat…
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Homeless Man Comes to the Aid of Two Elderly Women Walking in NYC
Posted on : 05-29-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
Two elderly women were casually walking down Pitkin Ave. in Brooklyn Monday morning, each with a cane. As luck would have it, they were walking under a surveillance camera because what was to happen next was unbelievable. Out of nowhere, a homeless man ran up to the women and punched the first woman who fell down on the concrete, hitting her head on the building. Then he punched her friend who also fell on the sidewalk. A witness walking to work saw the whole thing, and by this time the…
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Nurses Save Baby so Mom Becomes a Nurse
Posted on : 05-28-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
Tyler Harper seemed like a normal baby when he was born seven years ago at Riley Hospital. It was in the days after the new parents took him that things started to get very ugly. Tyler would cry after every meal, and he would normally vomit back up the milk that he was being fed. His parents took him to Riley hospital where he was diagnosed with pyloric stenosis. This disease causes a blockage stopping food from passing into the small intestines. Thankfully, Tyler soon made a full recovery, but…
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Blind Pastor Can See Clearly After 50 Years of Blindness
Posted on : 05-27-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
Pastor Donnie Parret, of Jackson County, Kentucky, has spent the majority of his life without the benefits of his sight. A brain tumor at the age of six was life-threatening, and young Parret needed surgery. He recounts the story of the ordeal, "Before the surgery, they sat my parents down and prepared them for me to die but I had the surgery and the only side effect was I have permanent optic nerve damage." The resultant damage left Parret with minimal eyesight, and legally blind. He even describes his sight…
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120-year-old Sourdough Starter to be Preserved in Belgium Library
Posted on : 05-26-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
Eighty-four-year-old Ione Christensen has fed her sourdough bread starter every week for the last 60 years. The starter, however, is much older than the Yukon native. She says that she got it from her grandad who was part of the Klondike gold rush. Now, that starter is being hand-delivered to Belgium by Karl De Smed who will add it to his collection of more than 84 starters from around the world. The Puratos Sourdough Library in Sankt Vith, Belgium, stores the sourdough starters for future generations in the unlikely event…
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