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on Fri, March 13, 2015
When accomplished dog trainer Phyllis Dobbs arrived at Via Christi Hospital St. Francis after an ambulance ride of more than 200 miles on March 9, she brought...
on Fri, March 13, 2015
Stephanie Shaffer believes there’s a reason she survived her cancer journey that started in late 2005. But it didn’t become clear until years later, when she...
on Mon, February 23, 2015
Lindsi Fulcher kissed her father, Tommy. Both wept. “I don’t think there is anything more beautiful than the bond between a father and a daughter,” said the...
on Wed, February 11, 2015
Thelma Bushnell was still recovering from the recent death of her daughter, Dana, when Dee, her husband of 55 years, died in February 2010. Three months later...
on Wed, January 14, 2015
Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but for Marvin and Connie Angleton, it was also the quickest route to successful weight loss. Inspired by a...
Sue Friedel
on Wed, December 03, 2014
The minute Sue Friedel tripped and fell in her back yard, she realized she wouldn’t be dancing at Wichita’s Minisa Park that evening. In the midst of clearing...
on Fri, November 21, 2014
Nothing compares to the love of family. Cynthia Wallace, a retired Fort Riley human resources specialist, finds this to be especially true. In fact, Wallace...
Christina Jones
on Wed, November 19, 2014
For Christina Jones, it’s a miracle to once again be able to do little things: open a jar, put her hair into a ponytail or pick up “one of my kiddos.” And it’s...
rheumatoid arthritis
on Wed, November 05, 2014
Larry Bradt (sounds like “brought”) and his wife, Lanora, are avid travelers. Since retiring 14 years ago, they have towed their fifth-wheel trailer to...
on Wed, October 29, 2014
Tuesday night during game 6 of the World Series, Christopher Cunningham tweeted a photo of his 88-year-old grandfather, John, cheering on the Kansas City...

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