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Mother who faked son's cancer sentenced

CENTENNIAL, Colorado (KUSA) – A Colorado mother who admitted to faking her 6-year-old son’s cancer was sentenced to five years probation and 90 days in jail Tuesday in Arapahoe County. 53 more words

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The Power of Sympathy

 by Chris Jones

Have you ever stopped to think about the power of sympathy?

We tend to sympathize with people we know, not because we agree with their opinion, but because we’re better able to see from their perspective. 186 more words


On conflict

Recent events (which I won’t go into detail over because I have neither the knowledge nor the first hand exposure required to comment from a position of any legitimacy) have caused me to dwell on the topics of compassion, judgment, and simple kindness. 466 more words


Trial by Gunfire

Last night, the courts decided not to indict officer Darren Wilson for the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in August. Riots erupted in the already roiling Ferguson — buildings burned, protestors were pepper sprayed, but thankfully arms were not taken up against them. 585 more words

Why be helpless when you can be awesome instead?

Being completely honest, the last week or so has been a real struggle. I had a five day break between gabapentin and starting pregablin and the pain has been relentless. 295 more words

The Quest

For Certain

Two things I know for certain this morning: one, I know I dug a hole for myself (metaphorically of course, I’m much too lazy to actually do any physical activity). 253 more words

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I Couldn't Forget About Them

The months before Christmas are busy. We’re looking for items to buy for ourselves and our loved ones. As well as trying to get everything on our lists to satisfy ourselves and friends. 84 more words