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Dad With Terminal Brain Cancer Wins Marathon While Pushing Daughter in Stroller

Iram Leon isn’t going to let a little thing like cancer slow him down.

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Woman Sees Everything Upside Down

A rare brain condition called ‘spatial orientation phenomenon’ is seeing the world upside down. Bojana Danilovic of Serbia sees everything upside down because a rare disorder in the way her brain process images. She's an economic expert who was born with the condition and says to her and her family it’s normal. At home watching T.V., the family watches the normal way but she has a T.V. on top of the family box and it’s upside down so she can watch too.

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Woman Bravely Runs 52 Marathons in 52 Weeks to Lead Fight Against Pancreatic Cancer

Julie Weiss isn’t afraid to run from a challenge.

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Photo by Sharon Buck

Take The 10,000 Step Challenge!

We are all looking for ways to get in shape and one of the easiest things you can do to start your way to fitness is WALK.

Doctors will tell you that. Physical activity is a vital part of losing weight. And here is one way you can "Step up to the plate"!

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Women Need More Sleep Than Men

A new study by Duke University says women wake up grumpier than men because women need more sleep than men.  The study found lack of sleep for women can lead to heart  disease and depression, but the amount of sleep a person needs depends on the person, but generally women need at least 20 more minutes a day than a man does.

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Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office Opens New Web Site

A new website hosted by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office in Chicago is posting pictures and descriptions of unidentified remains to try and connect the bodies with family members. Most of the bodies will be identified by descriptions of clothing and physical characteristics, but in some cases pictures will be posted. Since this is a delicate subject, there will be a warning on the site to let you know some contents may be graphic.

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National Napping Day is the Day After Daylight Saving Time

Since 1999, the first day after Daylight Saving Time is National Napping Day. For everyone the time change means more sunlight at the end of the day, but for some, it means they lost an hour of sleep and they need rest. If you are feeling the effects of the time change, then take a nap.

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Photo by Sharon Buck

Sharon Buck Encounters a Very Bad Driver On I-95

I had mentioned this yesterday on Facebook but it bears repeating.

As I was driving north on I-95 headed to my part-time job in Waterville, I was following a black 4-door Volkswagen. Seeing it swerve in front of me a few times and then almost going off the road after it hit the rumble strip I KNEW I had to get away from it.

What happened next SHOCKED ME!

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Sharon Buck’s Son’s Anderson’s First New Tooth!

OH BOY!!!  OH BOY!!! OH BOY!!!

Can it really be happening?

This Mama is so excited!

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Named Editor Of Muscle & Fitness Magazine

Before Arnold Schwarzenegger became governor of California and while he was acting, he also ran the body building magazines Muscle & Fitness and Flex. Schwarzenegger is back and has been named as Group Executive Editor of the magazine that he appeared on the cover of 60 times.

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