Do My Fat Thumbs Make Me Look Old?

“That makes you look old,” daughter informed me this week, as she watched me do something I do several times a day. Was she looking at emerging “non-pigmented” roots along my hairline. (I prefer not to use the “g-four letter word.”) Reach for reading glasses? Inspect a new crevice working it’s way onto my face. Oh, I do have all that going on. This, however, is bigger. According to my daughter. More public. More horrifying. And something she thinks I

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NICU Nurse Surprised By So Many Of The Children She Helped Save

You better grab a Kleenex as the tissue company pulls a huge surprise on nurse Renee Hendrix. Renee has been saving premie babies in the neonatal intensive care ward at Wellstar Kennestone Hospital for more than 33 years. Watch as Nurse Renee gets some much deserved thanks from some of her former patients and their families. [iframe id=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/3F4I5oJzBH4″ align=”right” mode=”normal”] I can’t watch this video without big bucket tears splashing on my phone. How about you?

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I’m Getting A New Set Of Boobs Tomorrow

I’m getting a new set of boobs tomorrow. Uh oh. Have you just stepped into a classic case of over sharing? In a word, yes. This boob journey is one I never wanted to share. Didn’t want to share it with you.  Really didn’t want to share it with the woman I consider my best friend. See, the boobs in question are not exactly mine. They’re hers. The Phone Call That phone call seven months ago where she said, “The

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1.5-Pound “Miracle” Premie Born On Cruise Ship & Survives!

Stories about a premie always get my attention because my daughter was born at 32 weeks and weighed only 3 1/2 pounds. That now sounds gargantuan compared to little Haiden Morgan who was born last month at 23 weeks weighing only 1 1/2 pounds. The odds against a baby that size surviving are as low as 15%. That’s for a baby born in a hospital. Little Haiden clearly has a flair for the more dramatic. He was born last month

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Unclaimed Veteran Gets Hero’s Funeral

Ronnie Toler died as you would hope no one would. Certainly, no war veteran. When he passed away a few weeks ago in a Dickson, TN rehab center, he had no family. He had no friends. There was no one to claim his body. So, the nurses who cared for him at National Health Care reached out to a local funeral home to see what they could do. WKRN-TV reports the employees were so moved by Toler’s story, they decided

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See Elton John Deliver 25 Millionth Meal For Food Bank

Elton John isn’t just a superstar singer, he’s a superstar humanitarian! If you follow his charitable works, you won’t be surprised to see what he did in Atlanta last week–delivering the 25 millionth meal for an organization called, “Open Hand Atlanta.” You might not be surprised, but meal recipient named, Craig, sure was surprised and delighted to see who was bringing by the meals he depends on. [iframe id=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/NHukz9ec8AU” align=”right” mode=”normal”]   Elton John was in town to perform at

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Professor Holds Student’s Restless Baby, Keeps Teaching Class

Single mom Amanda Osborn received a much needed gift and act of kindness this week. She says she had no choice but to bring her 2-year-old son with her to class at DeVry University in Nashville. Fellow parents won’t be surprised that little Xzavier wasn’t interested in staying still. Imagine Amanda’s horror as her toddler started walking around the class and straight up to Professor Joel Brunkowse. Little Xzavier wanted only one thing–for the big man at the front of

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80-Year-Old Man Builds Train For Stray Dogs

Because everyone deserves a little fun, yes? That’s why 80-year-old Eugene Bostwick says he built this train for stray dogs.   The story starts with Eugene’s home at the end of dead end road in Fort Worth, Texas. The Dodo.com reports that heartless people just like to dump their dogs and abandon them. That was enough to break Eugene’s heart. credit: /u/christifor So, he started feeding them. That led to taking them in. That led to the inspired idea that these

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Female Iranian Motorcross Rider Is Breaking Barriers

Female Iranian Motorcross Rider. There are four words you don’t expect to see in the same sentence. That’s the thing. Behnaz Shaffiei is all about changing how people see the world. Especially, how women are seen in her home country of Iran. Behnaz has been riding motorcycles since she was 15-years-old. Keep in mind, Iran is a country where women are banned from riding motorcycles in public. Shoot, women aren’t even allowed to attend sporting events as spectators, let alone

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Fumbled NFL Punt Leads To Love, Marriage And Two Babies!

Talk about a great “How They Met Story!” A fumbled punt in a 2007 NFL playoff game meant the Seattle Seahawks got a gift–they’d advance in the playoffs, playing the Chicago Bears. This was great news for lifelong Seahawks fan, David Webber, who was living in Chicago. He had no idea how great. Here’s the story of how a simple search for other fans led to love, marriage and now two kids! [iframe id=”http://www.today.com/offsite/seahawks-fandom-sparks-an-enduring-cross-country-romance-527963715817″ align=”right” mode=”normal”]

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