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Curt Schilling and ALS

Curt Schilling, Hall of Fame pitcher, is one of the leading supporters of the ALS Assoication. He even named his son Gehrig, after the most famous person to die of ALS.

Marvin in Mississippi, Part 2, 1965
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Marvin in Mississippi, Part 2, 1965

1965 1965 was different from 1964 in several important ways. It was less violent, and the movements focus had switched …Read the Rest

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Marvin in Mississippi Marvin Braiterman, 39, landed in Jackson Miss. Airport July 2, 1964 – 50 years ago.(that airport is …Read the Rest

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Marvin in Mississippi Marvin Braiterman, 39, landed in Jackson Miss. Airport July 2, 1964 – 50 years ago.(that airport is …Read the Rest

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Marvin in Mississippi Marvin Braiterman, 39, landed in Jackson Miss. Airport July 2, 1964 – 50 years ago.(that airport is …Read the Rest

The Only Time I Was Ashamed to Be a News Reporter
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The Only Time I Was Ashamed to Be a News Reporter

The only time I was ashamed to be a news reporter was when we did our jobs too well.

When Did News Reporting Stop Being Fun?
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When Did News Reporting Stop Being Fun?

Considering that I spent 15 of my nearly 65 years writing and editing newspapers in small communities, how much I loved that work, and how interesting I found it, it’s remarkable how little I’ve written about it since I left.

A Tale of Two Spiritual Emergencies
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A Tale of Two Spiritual Emergencies

Why my fatal disease did not trigger a spiritual emergency, and Corinna West’s issues did.

ALS:  Serenity Enables Acceptance Enables a Good Attitude Enables Serenity and Life
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ALS: Serenity Enables Acceptance Enables a Good Attitude Enables Serenity and Life

Libing with Lou Gejrig’s Disease (ALS): Serenity Enables Acceptance Enables a Good Attitude Enables Serenity and Life

SAFE AT HOME:  LEARNING TO BE A GOOD  “CRIPPLE” AT HOME ALONE
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SAFE AT HOME: LEARNING TO BE A GOOD “CRIPPLE” AT HOME ALONE

Living at home alone with major movement disabilities from Lou Gehrig’s Disease (ALS) is very complicated,with a long learning curve. Here is the story of my first week home alone from the rehab hospital.

They Don’t Make Ex-Presidents Like This Any More
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They Don’t Make Ex-Presidents Like This Any More

Harry and Bess Truman left Washington with what they brought : the house independence MO that belonged to Mrs. Truman. They lived in it the rest of their lives,refusing lucrative perks all ex-Presidents expect today.,.

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