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Day 213 Battle with Epilepsy

I found out that my son had been hiding the fact that he had been diagnosed with Epilepsy. He began having seizures about three years ago that has changed our lives forever. I felt so helpless these pass three years because I was unable to do anything. I recently began research for a way to

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Day 212 – Our Battle Against Cancer

In April of 2018 the love of my life, my wife Joyce, started experiencing constipation and abdominal stomach pain that would last for months. We spent multiple trips back and forth to the hospital until one doctor ordered a CT-Scan and two separate biopsies that finally revealed that she had stage four lung cancer in

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Cannabis Oil Cures BPH and Prostate Cancer

Cannabis Oil Cures BPH and Prostate Cancer I thought that people purchased “medical marijuana” as a lame excuse to get high on marijuana until I began updating this web page in August 2018 six months after my wife was told by her doctor that she had stage 4 lung cancer.  In February 2019, I started

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The working poor with the wrong degree!

Most of us do not understand the challenges with taking out student loans.    She could make more by using her skills learned while she was earning her doctorate.  Doctors know how to write well.  A job is not a solution for repaying back a student loan.  Teachers know how to teach and create course

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10 Things Millennials Should Do to Get Rid of Student Loan Debt

So here are my top 10 tips to get rid of student loan debt so you can get on to other important things in life (like traveling, inventing, and jamming). 1. Make friends (or at least amends) with your debt. Student loan debt is currently hitting the US in a huge way (as in over

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World War II veteran, 96, receives college degree more than 60 years after his last class, report says

World War II veteran Bob Barger, assisted by Haraz Ghanbari, University of Toledo director of military and veteran affairs, left, smiles after receiving his diploma at the university’s commencement ceremony on Saturday in Toledo, Ohio.  (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)   Several decades after last attending class, a 96-year-old World War II veteran on Saturday reportedly received

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How student loan companies pretend to be your friend

Private lenders are using free movies and happy hours to entice people to refinance their student debt Are you one of the 44 million Americans drowning in student loans you fear you’ll never pay back? Worried that you’ll be in the red for the rest of your life? Well, why not forget about your spiraling

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Was it worth getting a student loan?

I started this blog to document my thoughts and to do research about paying off my student loans.  I search frequently on the internet and other media resources for stories of why and how other people have successfully paid off student loans.  As a teacher, the amount of education decides how much you can earn

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Supermarket Censors Teen’s ‘Summa Cum Laude’ Graduation Cake

A cake celebrating a South Carolina teen’s high school graduation turned into a not-so-sweet surprise when a Publix supermarket censored the inscription “summa cum laude.” The grad’s mom, Cara Koscinski, said she ordered a cake online from her local Publix for a graduation party for her 18-year-old son, Jacob. The store allows customers to customize cake

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