Monthly Archives: September 2014

NPR: How Will You Die? (YouTube)

NPR: How Will You Die? (YouTube) “No one can pinpoint exactly what will cause your death, but there are statistics that can give us an educated guess. Do you really want to know? Of course you do, because there are … Continue reading

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Death: At Peace

I asked my brother Matt to post this note to you all from my Facebook page after my journey came to an end. I want all of you to know how much you meant to me through my life, and … Continue reading

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“I’ve Got Tears in My Eyes. It Scares the Hell Out of Me to Think that I was that Close to Dying. I’m Scared Now. I’ve Never Been that Close to Dying Before”

On 19 September 2014, 59-year-old Michael Patrick nearly lost his life when his van stopped on the railroad tracks at Fillmore Street and West Dixie Highway in Hollywood, Florida. He said, “I was crossing the tracks heading east. My foot … Continue reading

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“It has to be the Most Reassuring Thing in the World to Have Mike Tyson Telling People Not to Touch Me”

In September 2014, Ryan Chesley was knocked off his motorcycle when a taxi cut him off in Las Vegas, Nevada. He suffered a broken ankle and torn ligaments and muscles; he will need surgery. Fortunately, Mike Tyson and three of … Continue reading

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“I Want to Keep Him in the Position to Where I Can Maintain Control Without Having to Go to Deadly Force. That’s Obviously the Last Resort I Want to Go To”

Police officers are justified in using their guns when needed to protect their lives, but it is better when a bad situation can be handled without injury or death and without the use of deadly force. On 17 September 2014, … Continue reading

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Good Cops Cross ‘Thin Blue Line’ in Florida, Turn on Bad Cops

Justin King: “Good Cops Cross ‘Thin Blue Line’ in Florida, Turn on Bad Cops” Broward County, FL – With all of the negative attention given to police officers lately, the public is left wondering if there are any good cops … Continue reading

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“I Wasn’t a Big Fan of the Police, But Them Helping Allowed Us to View Them in a Different Light and Say, ‘Yes, They Really Do Want to Protect and Serve,’ It was Really Nice”

In September 2014, Kim Washington was living in her SUV, which she named “The Silver Bullet,” in St. Paul, Minnesota, with five children and grandchildren after escaping a bad situation in Florida. She said, “It was hard. We had some … Continue reading

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Bill: $14.01; Tip: $1,000

On 11 September 2014, a man with a $14.01 bill for a few drinks left a $1,000 tip. The lucky recipient of the tip was Chrisi Kemp, a 37-year-old bartender at One Whirled Café in Wake Forest, North Carolina. Ms. … Continue reading

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“I Don’t Care if I Get Arrested. I’m Going to Save This Baby”

In September 2014, Angela Radtke saw a one-year-old baby boy in a hot car parked in an H-E-B grocery store parking lot in San Antonio, Texas. H-E-B staff used the loudspeaker to try to find the baby’s parents, but no … Continue reading

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A Mountain of Stuffed Animals

Source: huskerfan4life520, “My cousin has leukemia and went out to the local arcade to get her mind off of things. A random teen won her all of these stuffed animals.” Imgur. 2012 http://imgur.com/T1jtF In 2012, Redditor huskerfan4life520 posted a photograph … Continue reading

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