NDAD INSIGHTS Today is benefit for little Teagan in Grand Forks
By Mike Brue
EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn.
Teagan Leehans chubby legs pushed her quickly into Jenny Jump Up high gear.
Ahhhggggkk! the excited 10-month-old hollered. A squeal of delight and several more... Posted on 9/16/12 at 8:20 AM
Among the 10,000 people in the U.S. diagnosed with leukemia, lymphoma or other life-threatening blood illnesses each year, black people have the lowest chance of finding a donor for a bone marrow transplant.
In life, Pall Arason sought attention. In death, he is getting it: The 95-year-old Icelander's pickled penis will be the main attraction in one of his country's most bizarre museums. "He liked to be in the limelight, you know?" said Sigurdur Hjartarson, who runs the Phallological Museum. "He was a funny guy."
Officials are investigating the death of a Minnesota Marine found dead in his barracks in North Carolina during an afternoon inspection. The Marine Corps said in a news release Friday that Lance Cpl. Daniel W. Sweeney, 20, Coon Rapids, Minn., died Wednesday. The cause of death was still under investigation.
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, April 18, 2010
“We wanted to crawl in a hole; it’s that hard on you to where you feel you’ve lost everything,” Loren Kersting said of his late daughter, who was 14 when she died lacking a donation organ. “It just takes every ounce of energy you have. It’s in memory of Alexa to continue on.”
Juanita Smallwood Osborne, who became one of the first living organ donors when she gave a kidney to her ailing son in the mid-1960s, has died at 88.
Osborne died Thursday in Ashland, Ky., of complications from as
January 24, 2009
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