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Ben Linnabary
Accepts diploma in hospital with dying mother
Posted By: Claimed
2/07/13 11:03 AM


Like a typical graduation ceremony, the graduation march played, the graduate wore a cap and gown and all of the school officials were present. But this ceremony took place in an Ohio hospital room in January as a dying wish for the sole graduate's mother. She died the next day. Jennifer Linnabary's last wish after a four-year battle with mantle cell lymphoma, a rare blood cancer, was to see her son Ben graduate from high school. "We knew that my...
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Kyle Messier
Fast food worker wins lottery
Posted By: Claimed
2/07/13 11:38 AM


COEUR d'ALENE, Idaho -- For some execs, a $100,000 windfall might not represent a life change, but after Kyle Messier won that in an Idaho lottery game, he immediately called his boss and quit his job as a burger-flipper at a fast food joint. "I guess you could say I called in rich," reported TV stations KREM in Spokane, Wash. After taxes, his winnings are $67,500, about six years' salary at his old job, and Messier plans to use the...
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