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Mother Falls To Death From 8 Stories Clutching Her Baby, Who Miraculously Survives

Mother Falls To Death From 8 Stories Clutching Her Baby, Who Miraculously Survives

Well, if the Catholic Church was looking for a miracle on day one of new Pope Francis I‘s ascension to the papacy, they might just have it in the form of a 10-month-old baby who survived a terrifying fall of eight stories while being clutched in his mother’s arms. The story is not all angels and happiness though. This mother lost her life in the fall and New York City police are now trying to determine whether she jumped or was pushed. More »

Woman Fabricates An Entire Child With Leukemia To Senselessly Dupe Neighbors

Woman Fabricates An Entire Child With Leukemia To Senselessly Dupe Neighbors

It’s a hoax that could happen in any number of small towns across the country. A woman, for reasons that no one can completely understand, invents a little boy struggling with leukemia. She tells friends and neighbors about this poor child who might be gone from the world all too soon. And, like decent people do, a community rallies around this case in hopes of helping a child and a family. They don’t ask for proof or verification. They don’t realize that the whole thing is a lie. More »

NYC Marathon Cancelled, Finally. This Mom Would Have Cheered On The Runners.

NYC Marathon Cancelled, Finally. This Mom Would Have Cheered On The Runners.

I’ve lived on the Marathon route for the past 10 years. Every year, I have cheered the runners on – and I would have this year, too. Not because I thought it was particularly appropriate to still have the Marathon resume after all of the trauma New Yorkers have faced – but because I don’t think it was fair that the moral responsibility for the event was placed on the backs of the runners. More »