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Happy Birthday, Uncle Terry

Written by on March 6, 2018

“Daddy, whistling saves lives,” exclaimed my eleven year-old daughter. I thought I had heard it all. Whistling is delightful. Whistling is annoying. It gives you lip wrinkles. It’s bad to do in newsrooms and a sign of confidence around graveyards. Dogs howl when they hear screechy high notes. But save lives? I don’t think so. […]

Brendan Kelly: A Life That Touched Many Hearts

Written by on February 9, 2018

The email started out as many do: a request to support a worthy cause, in this case the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society annual fundraiser in Washington, DC. It was the second sentence that nearly knocked me off my chair: “As you know, our precious son Brendan passed away in May 2013.” Stunned and filled with […]