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As his brother lay in UPMC St. Margaret Hospital in Aspinwall, Ted J. Szoch carried his cellphone with him everywhere. Normally using the phone for emergencies only, the 78-year-old didn’t know when that crucial call might come, or what the doctors on the other end of the line might say when he got it. Besides […]

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Happier days are ahead for a beloved 53-year-old pet tortoise whose owner died of COVID-19. Ms. Jennifer, a “very sweet” reptile, came to the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals’ Boston adoption center on May 9, communications director Rob Halpin.  Jennifer loves being outside in warm weather. Her owner, who had become […]

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Less than a week after Nancy Chazen, Goldsholl’s niece, got a call from her nursing home saying Goldsholl had the virus, the nursing home called Chazen again. She had recovered. Goldsholl has now lived through two pandemics: She was born in 1911, the eldest of four children, and was 6 when the Spanish flu pandemic […]

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Doctors and nurses on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic have rightly been hailed as heroes for putting their lives at risk to help others. But hospitals are full of other unsung heroes who are also going above and beyond — like the cleaning staff. A team of five housekeepers is being singled out […]

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“Dogtor” Loki is making sure to look after Maryland nurses during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The therapy dog — owned by second-year medical student Caroline Benzel of the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore — is helping deliver “hero healing kits” to intensive care unit nurses at the University of Maryland Medical […]

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Slay Say

Good morning SLAYER! When you let go you create space for something better. New blog goes up Sunday, until then… SLAY on!

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When Your Past Comes Back

I recently got a phone call from someone I know who works in the same industry I do. I have known this person for many years and they had called me to say some things they had never said before, nice things, that meant a lot, but what caused this person to reach out was […]

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It’s good to know there are still good people in this world who make a difference. Who knows what the man faces on a daily basis. Before this virus hit I was able to help many people. I noticed a homeless lady pushing a cart thru a parking lot one morning while I was sitting […]

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