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Lesbian couple, Rachel and Heidi McFarland, awarded $3.25million after their adopted infant son was reclaimed by his birth mother, only to be murdered by his father weeks later

Lesbian couple awarded $3.25million in legal malpractice lawsuit
after was reclaimed by his birth mother, only to be murdered by his father weeks later
Their adopted baby boy, four-month-old Gabriel McFarland was killed by his father in April 2014 
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120,137 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017, through August, IOM report

IOM, the UN Migration Agency, reports that 120,137 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 20 August, with almost 82 per cent arriving in Italy and the remainder divided between Greece, Cyprus and Spain. 219 more words

Human Interest

UN human rights chief welcomes rape law reform in Lebanon, Tunisia, Jordan

The top United Nations human rights official has welcomed the repeal of laws in Lebanon, Tunisia and Jordan that allow rapists to avoid criminal prosecution by marrying their victims. 346 more words

Human Interest

Family files $2.5M lawsuit over mistaken cremains

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Kimberly Grecco said her father, Ronald Roark, taught her strength and kindness and meant the world to her. In January 2016, her 75-year-old father died in hospice after battling liver disease. 444 more words

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The Man in Orange and Black

             A poetry unit in school, taught by a soul-patched goateed English teacher was all it took to get Al Man writing.  He admits that, at age twelve, his poetry was “terrible” and melded into the expected romantic and pining poetry of high school, but his work now is honest, heartfelt, and inviting. 902 more words

Inspiration

Lunch (on the floor) around Makati

Snippets of the second most important meal of the day as it goes in this vibrant city, told from the table – or the curb – with people across walks of life. 1,457 more words

People

no greater love

This morning I was thinking about something seemingly unremarkable that I observed in my neighborhood about two weeks ago. I told my wife about it the other day. 249 more words

Roger W. Smith