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Roy and Linda Banning: Exploring Ecuador like a taste of paradise
It’s been a while in the making, but Roy and Linda Banning got the urge to explore new territory on Christmas Eve in 2009. Already seasoned travelers — they had visited every state in the Union exc...
Jul 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Friday Night Lights: A recreational outlet for disabled adults
When Bryan and Betsy Gentry started Friday Night Lights, a recreational activity for adults with disabilities in January 2013, it was because they believed relationships transcend professions. The ...
Jul 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Darrell Hewitt: In love with customizing cars
Darrell Hewitt has enjoyed two love affairs — one with his wife, Toni, of 40 years, and the second with perhaps a dozen others, including one named Alice. And Toni, who died just a few months ago a...
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Quentin Scott: A natural born singer
Quentin Scott, Cleveland’s 6-year-old singing sensation six years ago, has turned 12 and now he’ll be entering Cleveland Middle School as a seventh-grader. And he’s still wowing people with his tal...
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Susan Turner: A standout at the 2014 Special Olympics
She stood alongside some 3,800 athletes in front of 70,000 excited spectators who cheered and applauded during the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games in Princeton, N.J., held June 14-21. Susan Turner,...
Jul 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Missionary family touches lives in Greece
In their 19 years of working in missions, Andrew and Alecia Teeuwen said they see how God provides, intervenes and works miracles. Their mission service of spreading the Gospel of Christ started in...
Jun 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Offering lemonade to fight cancer
A 7-year-old girl decided to open a lemonade stand to raise funds for cancer victims at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Jaylen Parris has raised nearly $2,000 in four weeks to help fight can...
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Felton brothers retiring from public service
Two longtime public servants, who also happen to be brothers, will both have retired from service in 2014 as of June 30. Rudy Felton has taught in the Bradley County Schools system for the last 41 ...
Jun 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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John Thomas: A man with a plan to reach out to youths
John Thomas is the first person to admit he’s made some mistakes in life — even big mistakes. But the 43-year-old former basketball star says it is his mistakes that make him better qualified to co...
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Jim and Ve Finley: Celebrating the marriage of a lifetime
For a couple married 60 years, there is something endearing about Jim and Ve Finley that seems similar to newlyweds having fun. They laugh together, smile at each other, hang on the other’s every w...
Jun 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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