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ST JUDE Weekly News September 13, 2021

ST JUDE Weekly News September 13, 2021

on September 13, 2021, 7:27 AM / in People

Inspiration4 Hayley’s journey to space Hayley Arceneaux, St. Jude cancer survivor, has traveled all around the world. Now, she is adding space to her list on the all-civilian crew of Inspiration4 making history in orbit! Watch her video. Inside St. Jude Hopes and dreams of kids around the world Inspiration4 takes off next week for the first all-civilian mission to orbit the earth, […]

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Quote For Today

Quote For Today

on September 11, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“yes boys and girls… and leftists, we have the right to free speech, but only if it fits the leftists narrative, doesn’t show their stupidity and ignorance and most importantly doesn’t hurt their fragile little egos.” Kris “Tanto” Paronto Kris “Tanto” Paronto is an American author and speaker as well as a former U.S. Army Ranger and CIA security contractor.[1] Paronto is […]

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How 9/11 hero flight attendant Betty Ong identified her plane’s hijackers

How 9/11 hero flight attendant Betty Ong identified her plane’s hijackers

on September 10, 2021, 8:22 AM / in People

By Susan Edelman | The New York Post At 8:20 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001, Betty Ann Ong spoke in a low voice on an Airfone from the rear of American Airlines Flight 11. Calm and businesslike, she told ground employees: “The cockpit’s not answering. Somebody’s stabbed in business class — and I think there’s mace … I think we’re getting […]

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Michael Constantine, star of ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding,’ dead at 94

Michael Constantine, star of ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding,’ dead at 94

on September 9, 2021, 7:28 AM / in People

Michael Constantine, the Emmy-winning star of “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” and the classic TV sitcom “Room 222, died Wednesdayat his home in Reading, Pennsylvania. He was 94. The veteran character actor’s death from natural causes was confirmed by his agent Julia Buchwald. Constantine had been ill for several years, but his official cause of death was not revealed, according to […]

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‘Apparent Suicide’ Takes Life of Anti-Clinton Author, Raising Eyebrows

‘Apparent Suicide’ Takes Life of Anti-Clinton Author, Raising Eyebrows

on September 6, 2021, 7:24 AM / in People

By Paul Duke | Steadfast Daily It has been a long held belief of political observers that the lifespan of folks who publicly attack Bill and Hillary Clinton is much shorter than the average lifespan of the rest of the nation. In fact, so many opponents of the ultra-powerful family have perished prematurely that a vast and heavily researched conspiracy […]

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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital September 5th 2021 Week Report

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital September 5th 2021 Week Report

on September 5, 2021, 6:53 AM / in People

WEEKLY NEWS Featured patient story Meet Ashtyn Ashtyn loves to cheer, but in April 2018, she was wobbly and dizzy during practice. Her family learned she had a type of cancerous brain tumor called medulloblastoma and they turned to St. Jude. Read her story. Inside St. Jude Acts big and small make the difference During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, two distinct missions — […]

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The Long Count

on August 30, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Good morning, it’s Friday, August 30, 2019. In yesterday’s missive, I wrote that heavyweight boxer Gene Tunney knocked out Jack Dempsey to win the title and retired undefeated. This statement was a work of art, of sorts: two historical errors in one sentence. So let’s get this out of the way now, with a nod to astute readers Richard Freiman […]

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One Of A Kind Photo

One Of A Kind Photo

on August 21, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History, People

H/T to old sailor Here’s who you’re looking at: (left to right):  1st Row: James Stewart, Margaret Sullivan, Lucille Ball, Hedy Lamarr, Katharine Hepburn, Louis B. Mayer, Greer Garson, Irene Dunne, Susan Peters, Ginny Simms, Lionel Barrymore 2nd Row: Harry James, Brian Donlevy, Red Skelton, Mickey Rooney, William Powell, Wallace Beery, Spencer Tracy, Walter Pidgeon, RobertTaylor, Pierre Aumont, Lewis Stone, […]

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Thought For Today

on August 18, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“I think the best way of doing good to the poor, is not making them easy in poverty, but leading or driving them out of it. In my youth I travelled much, and I observed in different countries, that the more public provisions were made for the poor, the less they provided for themselves, and of course became poorer. And, […]

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Love Runs Through It

Love Runs Through It

on August 18, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Good morning, it’s Friday, August 18, 2017. I’m taking a week’s hiatus from this daily newsletter, and will be back in the saddle on August 28. My sidekick, RCP copy chief Tom Kavanagh, will send out next week’s emails touting the original coverage on our pages, but you’ll have to make do without the daily history lesson until then. Yesterday, […]

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Heavenly Voices

on August 17, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Good morning. It’s Friday, August 17. Fifty-eight years ago today, a slender 18-year-old preacher’s kid from Detroit was trying her hand at pop singing in Columbia Records’ 30th Street studios in New York. This wasn’t Aretha Franklin’s first foray into professional music. At 14, she’d released an album of gospel songs, including “Take My Hand, Precious Lord,” a favorite hymn […]

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Quote For Today

on August 16, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“Personally, I like space. The higher you go, the smaller the Federal Government looks.” Ronald Reagan

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10-year-old girl killed after rock crashes through windshield

10-year-old girl killed after rock crashes through windshield

on July 31, 2021, 8:19 AM / in People

By Mark Lungariello | The New York Post A 10-year-old Idaho girl was killed when a rock crashed through the windshield of her father’s truck and hit in her in the head, according to local reports. Young Kambrie Horsley was riding in dad Brad Horsley’s vehicle in Malad on Monday when a semi driving on the same road dislodged a 4-inch […]

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Former Sen. Carl Levin, Michigan’s Longest-Serving Senator, Dies at 87

Former Sen. Carl Levin, Michigan’s Longest-Serving Senator, Dies at 87

on July 30, 2021, 6:19 AM / in People

BY ISABEL VAN BRUGEN |  EPOCH TIMES Former Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.), a 36-year veteran of the Senate, has died at the age of 87, his family said late on Thursday. The late senator’s death was announced by the Levin Center at Wayne State University in Detroit in a statement that described him as a “dearly beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle, and life-long public […]

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My Tribute to Larry Ready

on July 27, 2021, 7:47 AM / in People

Dedicated to Darlene & Family My earliest memory of Larry was a comment he made during a conversation at a too infrequent gathering of Christian men (perhaps with a patriot element) for breakfast at the long since closed Shoney’s on Airport Thruway in Columbus, Georgia sometime around the mid Nineties.  It might have been a meeting of Promise Keepers. When […]

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The Great Thomas Sowell

The Great Thomas Sowell

on July 27, 2021, 7:18 AM / in People

By Jason Riley, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and author of Maverick: A Biography of Thomas Sowell He’s an economist, a historian, a philosopher, and one of the greatest social theorists America has ever produced. In a career spanning six decades, he’s published more than 40 books and written thousands of newspaper columns on topics ranging from economic history and […]

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Inspiration4 competition turns to collaboration for two space fans

Inspiration4 competition turns to collaboration for two space fans

on July 25, 2021, 6:32 AM / in People

by Michelle Corbet Andrew and Tiffany were total strangers brought together by St. Jude Mission: Inspired. Now, their crew has surpassed $100,000 raised for the research hospital. It was an anonymous $1,000 donation that brought Andrew Borger and Tiffany Pirtle together. And through it, these strangers have learned just how much they have in common. Both 35, they each dreamed of […]

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Born 1930 – 1946 Chart…..

on July 21, 2021, 7:32 AM / in People

Special Group / Born Between 1930 – 1946.  Today, they range in ages from 75 to 90. You are the smallest group of children, born since the early 1900s. You are the last generation, climbing out of the depression, who can remember the winds of war and the impact of a world at war which rattled the structure of our daily […]

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Georgia boy dies of COVID-19 as cases surge nationwide

Georgia boy dies of COVID-19 as cases surge nationwide

on July 21, 2021, 6:22 AM / in People

By Kenneth Garger | The New York Post A 5-year-old Georgia boy with no underlying health conditions died of COVID-19 last week, a report said. Wyatt Gibson, from the city of Calhoun, lost his life after a short battle with the illness at a hospital across the border in Chattanooga, Tennessee, relatives told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “In a way, I know that […]

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Quote for Today

Quote for Today

on July 11, 2021, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“The man who refuses to judge, who neither agrees nor disagrees, who declares that there are no absolutes and believes that he escapes responsibility, is the man responsible for all the blood that is now spilled in the world. Reality is an absolute, existence is an absolute, a speck of dust is an absolute and so is a human life. […]

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