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  • Schools' Darrin Reed, 48, dies: 'My memories of the past all include him'

     Schools' Darrin Reed, 48, dies: 'My memories of the past all include him'
    A former Laguna Beach Unified School District employee, described by friends as the heart and soul of a tightly knit community, died Tuesday following a hard-fought battle with leukemia, his husband said Wednesday. Darrin Reed, who served as executive...
  • Victoria F. Gelfman, Howard prosecutor, dies

    Victoria F. Gelfman, Howard prosecutor, dies
    Victoria F. "Vickie" Gelfman, a prosecutor in the Howard County state's attorney's office whose blog posts about her struggle with acute myeloid leukemia served as an inspiration to others, died Friday of the disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The...
  • Seven-Year-Old Leukemia Patient And Her Doctor Honored At Connecticut Children's

    Seven-Year-Old Leukemia Patient And Her Doctor Honored At Connecticut Children's
    HARTFORD - When Emma Duffin showed symptoms of what her parents believed to be strep throat in May, they never expected their daughter would be diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia. "My initial reaction was just holy crap, we weren't expecting this,"...
  • UConn Med Students Make Cross-Country Trek For Leukemia

    FARMINGTON — Two University of Connecticut medical students returned to Farmington recently after a 54-day, 3,900-mile cross-country trek to raise money for leukemia research. Town resident Jonathan Kobles and Greg Kirby of Madison took part in the...
  • He Beat Leukemia, Now UHart Grad Bessette Is An MMA Fighter

    The diagnosis came in August 1988, when Matt Bessette was four months shy of his fourth birthday. Doctors at the UConn Medical Center told Matt's parents that their son had leukemia and the prognosis was not good. Matt endured a year of treatment...
  • Sister's death pits Hagerty coach vs. childhood cancer

    Sister's death pits Hagerty coach vs. childhood cancer
    His sister's hair was brown, and she was cute. Phil Ziglar remembers that. She was mischievous, the youngest and always picked what television show to watch, over Ziglar and his other little sister, Paula. The Hagerty football coach remembers that, too....
  • Parents unite in Whipping Childhood Cancer campaign

    Parents unite in Whipping Childhood Cancer campaign
    Joshua Chambers may be only 5 years old, but he's savvy enough to understand that if life gives you an opportunity to mix whipped cream and cheerleaders, you should seize the day. So one evening last week, he found himself armed with platefuls of...
  • 1st Shabbat service at new Highland Park congregation

    1st Shabbat service at new Highland Park congregation
    Rabbi Michael Sommer has delivered a lot of sermons since he was ordained in 2005, but the one on Friday in the Lakeside Congregation building, 1221 Lake Cook Road in Highland Park, to inaugurate Har Shalom, a congregation he has established in the wake...
  • Arthur Jones on time with the Ravens: 'It was an awesome four years'

    Arthur Jones on time with the Ravens: 'It was an awesome four years'
    It has been a hectic 48 hours for former Ravens defensive tackle Arthur Jones, whose hard work during his four years in Baltimore was rewarded with a five-year, $33 million contract from the Indianapolis Colts shortly after free agency began Tuesday...
  • Young baseball star who beat cancer once now faces a second battle

    Cole Malone beat cancer at 5 years old, then got to be a normal kid for four years. He finished kindergarten, first, second and third grade. He made friends in his suburban Lake Worth neighborhood, went fishing and started playing sports. And he became...
  • Boy's monster wish comes true

    Boy's monster wish comes true
    A 4-foot-tall boy became an 800-foot-tall lizard in a Near Northwest Side production studio Sunday, battling monsters and wreaking havoc on a miniature Chicago. Five-year-old Maddex, aka "Madzilla," stomped in costume through a meticulously designed set...