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Day: May 7, 2009

My Favorite Team Breaks MLB Record

My Favorite Team Breaks MLB Record

It’s not often I read of either of my favorite baseball teams doing anything well.  So, it’s with great pride that I report that the Los Angeles Dodgers have broken the record for the most games won at home to start the season.  The previous mark was 12 games.  The Dodgers won 13 in a row tonight with a win over the Nationals. Now if my other team, the Oakland A’s, would win one game, I’d be very delighted! Congrats…

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First Face Transplant in US

First Face Transplant in US

Five years ago, Connie Culp’s life was destroyed.  Her husband shot her in the face and then turned the gun on himself.  She was horribly disfigured.  She didn’t even have a nose anymore. This week she unveiled her new face.  The surgery took place place in December of 2008.  She had surgery 30 times.  The surgeons tried all sorts of things to no avail.  Then in December an opportunity arose for a face transplant.  There was considerable risk since the…

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