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Notable Deaths | January 29, 2015

Colleen McCullough

Best-selling Australian author Colleen McCullough, whose novel "The Thorn Birds" sold 30 million copies worldwide, has died. She was 77.

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In the News | January 29, 2015

“Being Mortal” by Dr. Atul Gawande

A surgeon and best-selling author shares some of his latest work.

Ernie Banks
Even as the Chicago Cubs lost one game after...
Brad Halsey
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (AP) — Former major league...
Oscar Taveras
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — St....
George Shuba
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - George "Shotgun" Shuba, a...
Frank Torre
NEW YORK (AP) - Former World Series star Frank...
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Grief Support | January 29, 2015

Moving Forward, Connected Still

It is said that in order to heal from the pain of grief, we must grow beyond our loved one's presence in our life and that this means we leave behind the life we once had and move forward to create a new one. However, we do not heal from leaving our loved ones behind. We heal from bringing them with us.

This Week in History | January 29, 2015

January 25 - February 1, 2015

We took a look in the history books to learn who made news this week in history. View today’s notables or browse through other dates.

Did You Know? Ancient Greeks and Romans placed a coin in the mouth of the deceased as payment to the ferryman Charon for passage across the river Styx to the afterlife.
Funny Obituaries Obituaries usually inspire tears, but a few unique souls would rather make us laugh.
Inspirational Lives
Stuart Scott
A longtime ESPN personality, Scott never let cancer destroy his winning outlook.
Charlie Hebdo shooting victims
The 12 who died in the Paris attack have inspired an outcry heard around the world.
Elizabeth Edwards
She's remembered for being both a savvy political adviser and a wonderful mother.
Matthew Jacko
A brave 7-year-old who launched a project to give stuffed animals to other sick children.
Eric Lentz
He created an idyllic camp for young cancer patients before dying of cancer himself.
Tugce Albayrak
She died on her 23rd birthday after struggling to protect two younger girls.
A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.
-Jackie Robinson
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