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Up to 690,000 American’s died from our own nuke tests!

Yes, you read the post title correctly. According to a 2017 study by researchers from the University of Arizona, between 340,000 and 690,000 Americans are estimated to have died from fallout and radiation-linked diseases generated by the 100 atmospheric atomic … Continue reading

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Their footprints will live on…

I really had hoped that by some divine miracle this post would never have to be published. Ashley was a young, vibrant, happy, and tenacious woman who lived life to its very fullest. My co-workers and I were blessed to … Continue reading

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True love in the face of melanoma

The following blog post was written by my niece, Emily and was originally published on the Miles Against Melanoma website. Emily has kindly agreed for it to be re-posted here. Both Emily and her deceased husband Eric have endured more pain and … Continue reading

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Review of “50/50” – 100% chance of a great movie

I saw the movie 50/50 this afternoon. Wasn’t quite sure what to expect from a quite serious movie about cancer that also includes a good deal of comedy.  All I know is it works, and very, very well. While I don’t … Continue reading

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