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Cupid's Undie Run is this Saturday

MASON CITY, Iowa — Cupid’s Undie Run is taking place Saturday, Feb. 10 in Mason City. The fun, one mile run is a fundraising event for the Children’s Tumor Foundation, specifically Neurofibromatosis (NF), a condition that causes tumors to form in the brain, spinal cord and nerves. 89 more words


ZacStrong: Hockey Award Named For Boy Who Died Of Cancer

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The memory of an 11-year-old boy is inspiring others in his hometown.

Three years ago, Zac Bartz passed away after a lifelong battle with cancer. 422 more words



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2011-2015: No Pants worked as a contractor with two oil and gas firms with the hope of becoming a permanent employee. 552 more words

Joseph Merrick : The Elephant Man

Joseph Merrick suffered from extreme physical-based deformities that resulted in him becoming a “sideshow attraction” throughout his lifetime. However, he was a fascinating subject when it came to science, stage productions, and film productions. 307 more words

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Cupid’s Undie Run Raises Money For Good Cause

More than 1,000 people are expected to run through the streets of Pittsburgh in nothing but their underwear next month.

Organizers say Cupid’s Undie Run raises awareness for Neurofibromatosis and money for the Children’s Tumor Foundation. 70 more words

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A Life Measured by the Soul- A Tribute to Jeffrey Lane Graber

The album was filled with glossy 4×6 photos. Photos of the red rose-bush tall against the wood fence; an upward shot of the aging basketball goal framed in Kansas blue sky, one single white cloud in the backdrop; a robin perched on the edge of the stone bird bath; a cardinal balancing among the branches of the juniper; a mug shot of Puggie, the gray muzzled pug dog. 1,578 more words

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Tumours everywhere- Neurofibromatosis Type 1

This is a condition in which the person primarily develops tumours along his nerves in the brain, skin and other organs. These are called neurofibromas, and are benign i.e. 271 more words