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The History of Funeral Trains

February 16th, 2015 by Passare


We found an interesting story about the history of “funeral trains” that highlights current projects to restore the funeral trains that carried President Abraham Lincoln and Sir Winston Churchill to their final resting place.

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Inspire Hope: Become an Organ Donor

February 12th, 2015 by Passare


Saving many lives sometimes takes just one miracle. For those awaiting organ transplants, that miracle starts with hope. Organ and tissue donation inspires hope for a second chance at life for thousands each year. One organ donor can save up to eight lives; one tissue donation can improve up to 50 lives.

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How Life Gets Better as we Age

February 6th, 2015 by Passare


Many assume as we age life becomes less satisfying, but a growing body of research shows in many ways life gets better. Is it possible that everything we’ve been led to think about aging is wrong?This story in the Wall Street Journal makes the case.

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