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ALS Conquers, but Does Not Diminish, All

Posted September 27th, 2011 at 7:34 pm (UTC-4)
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This is the story of a remarkable, and I mean remarkable, man named O.J. Brigance.  I will take some time to introduce him so that you fully grasp the enormity of the battle he is fighting. His enemy, vile and always victorious, is ALS, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, the cruel agent of death that took […]

Sports and the Black Dog

Posted September 7th, 2011 at 6:03 pm (UTC-4)
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One night a couple of weeks ago, I was walking home from the Metro subway stop to my home, listening to a sports-talk radio station in my ear buds.  On came an hourly update that included news that a body had been discovered on the grounds of Mike Flanagan’s four-hectare country estate north of Baltimore, […]

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