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  • Survivor Around the Globe, Tricia Bonilla Harrison

    Survivor Around the Globe...

    The Strength of Love Bombs were exploding in my head. One after the other. It was the single most extraordinary pain I have experienced in my life. I never knew that I knew what an aneurysm was until one of mine

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  • Honoring the Taken, Joe LaScola

    Honoring the Taken, Joe L...

    It is so heavy to face the fact that my husband, Joe, has passed. Today is almost 24 months since his passing. Nights and mornings feel the same time to me - when I close my eyes, I open in the morning with bitter

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  • Survivor Around the Globe, Carol Carlson

    Survivor Around the Globe...

    It was a beautiful early fall day in October 2002.  My wife, Carol, and I had both taken a day off from work that Friday to do mundane things in the yard and house.  We had recently experienced a comfortable change in

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  • Facilitator Spotlight, Mary Pat Baldauf

    Facilitator Spotlight, Ma...

    How did you first discover the Joe Niekro Foundation? When I woke up in the hospital after having had a brain aneurysm, my sister Beth shared information about JNF with me. I was clueless about what had happened to

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