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  • Crowning glory

    Crowning glory
    Much like the red-haired "Brave" character she once resembled, Pamm Becker is high-spirited and courageous — qualities that have served her well through a rough six months of chemotherapy. "I'm down 100 pounds," said the Burbank resident, who was...
  • Court gives frozen embryos to Chicago woman over ex-boyfriend's objection

    Court gives frozen embryos to Chicago woman over ex-boyfriend's objection
    Illinois appellate justices on Friday reaffirmed that a Chicago cancer survivor will get custody of three frozen embryos — her last chance to have a biological child — despite her ex-boyfriend's pleas against what he considers forced...
  • Mural keeps memory of cancer victim alive

    A Fort Lauderdale event to commemorate Emily Bossano, a 15-year-old who recently died of lymphoma, has become a permanent monument to her courage and strength. David Kurz, her stepfather, said he and his family have been overwhelmed by the response....
  • A Rebel Who Built A Life Of Service To Others

    As a teenager in Hartford, Adam Reid was a bit of a rebel, but music, specifically the drums, helped him grow up. He became a gifted mental health therapist who volunteered to step in whenever there was a crisis in the state. He also defied predictions...
  • On floor for two days after fall, woman rescued by driver

    On floor for two days after fall, woman rescued by driver
    When Robert Parker arrived at Sharon Sawyers' Baltimore home Feb. 26, he realized something was wrong. For the past seven months, Parker, a transportation driver for MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, had been picking up Sawyers for doctors' appointments,...
  • Some child cancer survivors face long-term physical, emotional challenges

    Some child cancer survivors face long-term physical, emotional challenges
    When Ben Watson, 14, had trouble breathing, his doctors suspected he had pneumonia and put him on a couple of rounds of antibiotics. One day, his pain got so bad that his parents took him to the emergency room, where his diagnosis changed: it was non-...
  • Years later, cancer's effects can linger

    Years later, cancer's effects can linger
    John Taylor was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma when he was 25, but the chemotherapy and radiation that were administered to him were much higher doses than what's used today. Now, nearly three decades later, he has heart problems that doctors attribute...
  • Salon in Dyer offers free appointments for women fighting cancer

    Salon in Dyer offers free appointments for women fighting cancer
    When cosmetologist Shelly Schapp's best friend was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2103, she began asking questions about hair loss and skin changes during treatment. Schapp, owner of Intrigue Salon and Day Spa in Dyer, had no answers, so she began...
  • FIFA's Chuck Blazer agreed to act undercover for U.S. prosecutors

    FIFA's Chuck Blazer agreed to act undercover for U.S. prosecutors
    Former FIFA executive committee member Chuck Blazer agreed to act undercover for U.S. prosecutors and has been cooperating since at least 2011 in the government's investigation of soccer corruption. Blazer's 19-page cooperation agreement from Nov. 25,...
  • Ohio teenager stricken with cancer cherishes prom night with Cavs cult hero Dellavedova

    When the Cavaliers' Matthew Dellavedova was accused of dirty tactics in the NBA playoffs, 17-year-old Jackie Custer of Canton, Ohio, took it personally. Because she knew better. The Cavs' new cult hero was her escort on March 28 at "A Prom to Remember,"...
  • Outdoor Calendar

    Outdoor Calendar
    12th ANNUAL WOMEN IN THE OUTDOORS EVENT, JUNE 12 — 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at Ontelaunee Rod and Gun Club sponsored by the Jerry Zimmerman Memorial and Walking Purchase chapters of the National Wild Turkey Federation… The NWTF program helps women...