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Wheelchair can't stop skydive promise

NEWPORT, RI (WPRI) –  Raymond Fisher doesn’t walk very often any more, but he discovered he could fly despite a horrible fear of heights. Sometimes little brothers will do anything to keep a promise to their big sister. 611 more words


Street Stories- "Move Along!"

I was waiting at the bus stop on my way to go to Mass and a police car pulled up… moving fast enough to where I felt the need to jump back from the curb as a precaution. 440 more words


Council Accommodation

These dwellings are no longer referred to as ‘Council Houses’. In the bland politicisation of ye olde English language, this is now referred to as ‘Council Accommodation’. 20 more words

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Firefighter loses hand but plans extraordinary comeback

NEWPORT, RI (WPRI) – Braden Leonard faced countless risks on the job as a Johnston firefighter, and off duty as an adrenaline junky whose idea of relaxing is racing a mountain bike through tree covered trails and down steep hills. 649 more words


From Latvia to Dallas: Love and the American Dream

Rita Wilder only met her husband once, in a nightclub in Hungary when she was 18. But they communicated online, and two years later, she moved to America to marry him. 13 more words