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Brandon West: Filling a community need
It was always his dream to help people and be of service to others. Even as a child, Brandon West saw both his parents helping others. With a God-given passion for giving back and serving the under...
Jan 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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A fresh start to weight loss in 2015: Losing ground to losing pounds? Here’s how to turn it around
Three years ago, 386-pound Ruthie Forgey decided she wanted to look fit and fabulous by age 50. She did. By January 2014 she had lost 175 pounds in two years and was headed toward losing an even 20...
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nancy Everett: The first self-advocate from Life Bridges
Nancy Everett said she believes she was placed at Life Bridges “for a good reason.” As the first peer advocate for this area, Everett has been given the opportunity to do what she loves — help othe...
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IIIuminate debuts appealing ‘Ohhh Lord’ video
A new rap artist is emerging on the scene with a new rap video that may just make people shout, “Oh Lord!” in surprise. Nate Brownfield, who goes by the name, “Illuminate,” was raised in Cleveland,...
Jan 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘The Altered I’ is a life-altering, must-read book
Joseph Kempler lived a nightmare more terrifying than any horror movie ever made. He was 11 years old in 1939, when World War II erupted and German soldiers invaded his hometown of Krakow, Poland. ...
Jan 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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A hardcore exercise that’s gentle on the joints
Members of the Cleveland Family YMCA can start the new year with a free exercise program that combines elements of Pilates, classical ballet, resistance training and isolated stretching to generate...
Jan 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hats: A wardrobe essential with fashionable flair
The trend of women wearing hats as a fashion accessory as well as a wardrobe essential is gaining in popularity as more versatility in styles mean more modern looks for a variety of personalities. ...
Jan 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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2014: Year in Review Part 2
The summer of 2014 heated up with several fundraisers, family reunions and talented individuals making their mark to the end of the year. Cleveland resident Susan Turner was a standout at the 2014 ...
Dec 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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2014: The year in review
The year 2014 began with the fulfillment of a mother’s dream. Connie Gatlin, artistic director at the Cleveland City Ballet, dreamed of being a professional dancer herself. It was her daughter, Abb...
Dec 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brain Child: A clever novel by Alan K. Garrett is smart reading
Alan Garrett’s occupation as a long-haul flatbed trucker opens the doors to writing. He said, “I write at truck stops, repair shops, and even the cab of my truck. My stories range from wholesome to...
Dec 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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