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Former 49ers Wide Receiver Dwight Clark Passes Away At 61

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Dwight Clark will forever be remembered for one iconic moment, his leap in the back of the end zone to make a fingertip grab of a game-winning touchdown that launched the San Francisco 49ers dynasty and is one of the most indelible images in NFL history. 1,017 more words


Former 49ers Wide Receiver Dwight Clark Dead At 61

(AP) – Dwight Clark, the former 49ers wide receiver whose reception known as “The Catch” sent San Francisco to its first Super Bowl, has died one year after revealing he had ALS. 189 more words


After Life - Trying to Heal Without Letting Go

Lately I find myself haunted by memories. During waking hours, the smallest thing can set me off. Sometimes it’s explicit reminders, like visiting familiar sites that I associate with her or cataloging old photographs, letters, voicemails. 3,080 more words


I Remember (poem) 💙

By being with you, I forget fear, Forget about the black oceans that chase after my breath and jubilant emotions, About the black hole that demands my soul, The inner critic that only spews bitter …

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Smorgasbord Laughter Lines

Church bake sale…. Alice Grayson was to bake a cake for the Baptist Church ladies’ group bake sale in Tuscaloosa, but she forgot to do it until the last minute. 18 more words


A pile of spent bullets -- take II

I can tell you after being in neurology for 50 years that back in the day every microscopic inclusion found in neurologic disease was thought to be causative.   401 more words

Chemistry (relatively Pure)

May is ALS Awareness Month

ALS, aka Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, aka MND (motor neuron disease), aka Lou Gehrigs Disease, is an increasingly common neurodegenerative disease. Very little is understood about it, & it is inevitably fatal. 439 more words