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The joy of giving: How one Cleveland family went from being hopeless to hopeful
Tragedy hit the Payne family on Nov. 13, as fire swept through their rental home. Almost everything was destroyed. Only a few things were left that could be salvaged. Even sadder, however, their bu...
Dec 15, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mexican mom seeks American Dream for family
Ana Paz is certain she would not be alive today if she was still in her homeland of Mexico. Her doctors told her family that the then 6-year-old child would be dead by the age of 13. Fast forward 2...
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Adebola Falabi: Lee student is a man on a mission
Living in Lagos, the most populous city in Nigeria and the largest in Africa, Adebola Falabi decided he wanted to make an impact on society and the world in general. His dream brought him nearly 6,...
Dec 11, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bringing their little girl home
While the news of a new child sometimes comes with a solid pink or blue line, it was a dotted line that sealed the deal on Chad and Lauren Haun’s youngest daughter, Lucy. The “paper pregnancy” star...
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Cleveland Athens Cotillion: 51st annual Holly Ball to be held Dec. 28
The Cleveland Athens Cotillion will hold its 51st Holly Ball on Dec. 28 at the Cleveland Golf and Country Club. Six young ladies will be presented at the annual event. Laura Ellen Johnson is the da...
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Hobby is a ‘labor of love’
Angela Mathis has been enjoying her unusual hobby for five years. It’s called Word Art. The concept was born when she tried to come up with unique Christmas presents. “It was a matter of can’t run ...
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‘Little Sam Mountain’ author finishes trilogy
In his new release, “Little Sam Mountain — Living Their Dream,” Charles C. Fletcher writes from his own experiences of living in the mountains of western North Carolina. The historical fiction nove...
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The legacy of a Tuskegee Airman
His father was a Tuskegee Airman, a no-nonsense disciplinarian who put a premium on education and excellence. As Anthony Murdic reflected on his father’s accomplishments, the teacher and assistant ...
Nov 27, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tennessee Trio’s love of cooking — an answer to prayer
The desire to go back to her hometown in Montgomery, W.Va., to do mission work moved Hazel Steele of Cleveland to seek out a way to make that happen. She joined a team from Columbus, Ohio, which ha...
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‘Baubles, Bangles & Beads’ at In-Town Gallery in December
Eleanor Goodson knows how to fill the wish list of holiday shoppers — with her exquisite custom-made jewelry. For 24 years, this master craftsman has designed intricate gold and silver pieces and e...
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