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Woman bikes for herself and her sister in Ride to Conquer Cancer

After being told she had 90 days to live, Kimberly Whelan got in her car.

With a two-year-old and a four-year-old waiting for her as she made the drive home 21 years ago, all she could ask herself was, “Who is going to raise my children?” 564 more words

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My Game - Second Period - The Game Is Tied

Second Period. The game is tied. A week and a half after I was sent back to the neurosurgical ward at Sick Kids I was transferred to Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto to receive the radiation therapy treatments. 1,612 more words


1994: 'The Queen Behind the Throne', Backstairs Billy, David Bowes-Lyon & a 'bouquet of clergy'

 In 1994 Michael De La Noy, former employee of Lord Beaumont (1962 – Prism Press), Robert Maxwell (1966 – Pergamon Press), the Archbishop of Canterbury Michael Ramsey (1967-1970), and who had threatened the Albany Trust with his research for a book on the sexual education of ordinands shortly before being offered the position of Director, wrote a biography of the Queen Mother. 3,405 more words

19th March 1976. Parting of the Ways.

It was as a result of the possibility that illegitimacy could confuse the right to the throne, that from the reign of Queen Anne, all births had to be witnesses by the Secretary of State. 493 more words


Watch: A Royal Night Out - Trailer

On V.E. Day in 1945, Princess Margaret and her sister Elizabeth are allowed out of Buckingham Palace for the night, where they encounter romance and danger. 10 more words


Princess Margaret 'nearly married' John Turner before he became Canada's prime minister, letters reveal

She was the “sparkly” younger sister of the Queen, touring Canada in the summer of 1958, not long after royal protocol prevented her from marrying her divorced lover. 797 more words


Forget the Golden Globes...

Okay, okay, it’s been forever we’ve been doing things it’s been the holidays. You missed us, we missed you but really—we all miss the sun. It’s that point in winter when the Christmas lights are down and the trees are in the burn barrel and now the snow and the ice and the gray skies are looking, well frankly bleak. 569 more words