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U.S. Born Adoptees and Compromise

When it comes to the legalities of adoption and the altering of a U.S. born adoptee’s birth certificate, it seems that everyone involved is expected to make compromises. 1,030 more words


The Benny Fund will sponsor the second annual Benny’s Run (10K, 5K, Kids Fun Run) on October 04, 2014 in East Hampton, CT.  We welcome all runners, walkers, and volunteers of all ages. 194 more words


2014 Short Session, Week 11

By Kay Castillo, Director of Advocacy, Policy, and Legislation

Last week at the General Assembly saw more action from the Senate than the House. Senators have been meeting in Rules Committee the past few weeks to pass a few pressing bills. 454 more words


A Victory for Charitable Giving

Just over a week ago, the U.S. House passed HR 4719, handing a major victory to those engaged in philanthropy and charitable giving – including… 287 more words

Ohio Issues

Why Rep. Tim Murphy is my hero

BALTIMORE, Md. — About two years ago, in early April 2012, my beloved son, Zac, then age 20, announced, “I’m crippled,” and slipped into bed in the middle of the day. 1,592 more words


Chat Topic 7/31: #LCSM Celebrates One Year of Informative Chats and Awesome Support!

Join us for our 7/31 #LCSM Chat (8 PM ET, 5 PM Pacific) as we celebrate #LCSM’s one year anniversary!

The first-ever Lung Cancer Social Media (#LCSM) Chat took place on July 25, 2013.  201 more words

Lung Cancer

The need for ADVOCACY continues . . .

The need for more co-ordinated advocacy for TL positions is becoming vital! A TL Network in the ACT has documented their process of advocacy over the past few years – it’s worth the read. 36 more words