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on October 25, 2014, 6:31 AM / in People

Drew was just 2 years old when he was found to have acute lymphoblastic leukemia. “My first thought was, it’s got to be a mistake,” remembered his mom. “That happens to people on TV, on the news. Not to my kid.” The family’s pediatrician advised Drew’s parents to rush him to the local children’s hospital. Drew had been admitted for […]

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Joanne Borgella dies at 32 of endometrial cancer

Joanne Borgella dies at 32 of endometrial cancer

on October 24, 2014, 7:07 AM / in News, People

Singer/songwriter Joanne Borgella, who competed on the seventh season of American Idol and made it to the Top 12 of that season’s female finalists, died Saturday after a yearlong battle with endometrial cancer. She was 32. Her run on American Idol wasn’t the first brush with reality TV fame for the Long Island, NY native. Borgella competed on and won […]

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Famous Birthdays for October 23 2014

Famous Birthdays for October 23 2014

on October 23, 2014, 6:57 AM / in People

Pele turns 74 Ryan Reynolds turns 38 Martin Luther King III turns 57 Amandla Stenberg turns 16 Weird Al Yankovic turns 55 Johnny Carson (1925 – 2005) Stan Walker turns 24 Ang Lee turns 60 Cat Deeley turns 38 Briana Evigan turns 28 Gordon Korman turns 51 Miguel Jontel Pimentel turns 29 Jessica Stroup turns 28 Robert Trujillo turns 50 […]

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Elizabeth Pena, Co-Star of ‘Jacob’s Ladder’ and ‘La Bamba,’ Dies at 55

Elizabeth Pena, Co-Star of ‘Jacob’s Ladder’ and ‘La Bamba,’ Dies at 55

on October 15, 2014, 8:57 PM / in People

  By Shelli Weinstein © Provided by Variety Actress Elizabeth Pena, who co-starred in “Jacob’s Ladder” and “La Bamba,” died Oct. 14 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, according to her nephew, Latino Review writer Mario-Francisco Robles. She was 55. She died of natural causes after a brief illness. Born in Elizabeth, N.J., and raised by Cuban immigrant parents, […]

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CLIFTON HENRY WOOTEN

on October 15, 2014, 4:19 PM / in People

VINA, AL. – Clifton Henry Wooten, 87, died Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at his residence. He was a coach and principal for thirty years was an inductee of the Franklin County Sports Hall of Fame. He was a member of Pilot Hill Baptist Church and a veteran of the U.S. Army. He served as principal in Humboldt, Tennessee. Graveside services […]

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Quote for Today October 8th 2014

Quote for Today October 8th 2014

on October 8, 2014, 5:57 AM / in People

“It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.” ― André Gide, Autumn Leaves André Paul Guillaume Gide (22 November 1869 – 19 February 1951) was a French author and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1947 “for his comprehensive and artistically significant writings, in which human problems […]

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10 George Orwell Quotes that Predicted Life in 2014 America

10 George Orwell Quotes that Predicted Life in 2014 America

on August 27, 2014, 6:25 AM / in People

  By Justin King / The Anti-Media George Orwell ranks among the most profound social critics of the modern era. Some of his quotations, more than a half a century old, show the depth of understanding an enlightened mind can have about the future. 1)  “In our age there is no such thing as ‘keeping out of politics.’ All issues […]

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Actor-director Richard Attenborough dies at 90

Actor-director Richard Attenborough dies at 90

on August 25, 2014, 6:14 AM / in People

LONDON (AP) — Acclaimed actor and Oscar-winning director Richard Attenborough, whose film career on both sides of the camera spanned 60 years, has died. He was 90. The actor’s son, Michael Attenborough told the BBC that his father died Sunday. He had been in poor health for some time. Prime Minister David Cameron issued a statement calling Attenborough “one of […]

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Ex-Irish premier Reynolds, peace negotiator, dies aged 81

Ex-Irish premier Reynolds, peace negotiator, dies aged 81

on August 21, 2014, 8:46 AM / in People

By Conor Barrins Dublin (AFP) – Former Irish prime minister Albert Reynolds, a central figure in the Northern Ireland peace process who helped broker the 1994 IRA ceasefire, has died aged 81, current premier Enda Kenny said Thursday. Reynolds served twice as taoiseach, or prime minister, once in 1992 and then again in 1993-94. He had recently been suffering from […]

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Rebecca Jane Yarbrough Burnette (1941 – 2014)

Rebecca Jane Yarbrough Burnette (1941 – 2014)

on August 16, 2014, 7:32 AM / in People

Editor’s Note: Mrs. Yarbrough was my neighbor, both across the street at her studio as well as next door for a while. She will be missed. Funeral Services for Mrs. Rebecca Jane Yarbrough Burnette, age 73, will be Saturday August 16, 2014 at 11 a.m., at The Historic First Baptist Church. Entombment will follow in Highland Memorial Gardens.Mrs. Burnette died […]

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Tribute paid to Christian friend and political comrade

Tribute paid to Christian friend and political comrade

on August 12, 2014, 7:43 AM / in People

By Lois Krafsky-Perry /  for Citizen Review Port Angeles, WA – Filled almost to capacity, Independent Bible Church (IBC) hosted family and friends, August 6, to pay tribute to David Cummins.  The longtime Sequim resident was active in his Church at IBC and was presently serving as chair of the Elder Board. He suffered a stroke Tuesday, July 29, and […]

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Robin Williams, Oscar-Winning Actor, Dead at 63

Robin Williams, Oscar-Winning Actor, Dead at 63

on August 12, 2014, 5:31 AM / in National News, News, People

By Tony Maglio  /  TheWrap Legendary actor and comedian Robin Williams died on Monday, a suspected suicide. He was 63. The Marin County coroner said in a statement that the death was suspected “to be a suicide due to asphyxia.” “Robin Williams passed away this morning. He has been battling severe depression of late,” said the comedian’s spokeswoman Mara Buxbaum. […]

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Louise Tate in passing….

Louise Tate in passing….

on August 11, 2014, 10:04 AM / in People

Louise Tate of Treasure Island, FL, died July 18, 2014. She never sought the spotlight. Some of you may have known her, but many didn’t because she did so much important work behind the scenes for so many years, enabling so many to have the tools to fight and win. And she left a mark and made a difference for […]

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Project Vigil: D-Day 2014, The saluting boy on Omaha beach

on August 5, 2014, 10:15 PM / in People

On June 6th, 2014, my 11 year old son wanted to say thank you to the soldiers who fought and died on Omaha beach on D-Day morning 70 years earlier. This is how he did it.

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Isaac and his daughter, St. Jude patient Izarah

Isaac and his daughter, St. Jude patient Izarah

on July 11, 2014, 6:52 AM / in People

In June 2012, Izarah was found to suffer from acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the most common form of childhood cancer. Her parents, Nohelia and Isaac, turned to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for her treatment, which includes two-and-a-half years of chemotherapy. Izarah’s family is grateful for the care she’s receiving. Isaac is a Chief Warrant Officer 3 in the United States Army, […]

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Richard Mellon Scaife, conservative billionaire, dies at 82

Richard Mellon Scaife, conservative billionaire, dies at 82

on July 7, 2014, 9:21 AM / in People

By David DeKok HARRISBURG Pa. (Reuters) – Richard Mellon Scaife, the Pittsburgh area billionaire who helped finance the rise of the conservative movement in America in the late 20th century, died on Friday at his home, his lawyer said. The death of Scaife, 82, was reported by the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, where he was the publisher and where he wrote in […]

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Jackie Will Be Down For Awhile

Jackie Will Be Down For Awhile

on May 13, 2014, 7:48 AM / in National News, News, People

Well,  I am only a couple days from unplugging this computer – packing it up – and heading out  –  OUT OF TEXAS!!!! I have no idea right now how long I shall be busy with the move and then getting settled in to my next assignment.  Could be a week or it could be a couple weeks. So, based […]

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Something to Brighten Your Day

on May 10, 2014, 1:56 PM / in Bedtime Stories, People

Post by Animals Australia.

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A New Time for Choosing on Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: Today’s Challenges to the Principles of Ronald Reagan’s Conservative Manifesto

A New Time for Choosing on Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: Today’s Challenges to the Principles of Ronald Reagan’s Conservative Manifesto

on May 7, 2014, 8:00 AM / in Opinion, People

By Ryan T. Anderson Abstract America exists to defend the unalienable rights of the Declaration of Independence: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” These truths have been challenged in the past […]

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Actor Efrem Zimbalist Jr. Dies at 95

Actor Efrem Zimbalist Jr. Dies at 95

on May 3, 2014, 5:53 AM / in People

by Mike Barnes, Duane Byrge Efrem Zimbalist Jr., the suave leading man who starred on ABC for 15 straight seasons on 77 Sunset Strip and then The F.B.I., died Friday at his ranch in Solvang, Calif., his children announced. He was 95. Zimbalist was a household name from 1958 through 1974 for his performances as dapper private eye Stuart Bailey […]

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