It is always sad to read of deaths by drowning. Such tragedies are common but most heart-rending is the many that die not through drowning but through lack of knowledge. Those more aware of how to respond in a difficult situation would survive.
After more years than I care to remember, I still recall the elbow in the ribs. ‘Get up, son. Give the lady your seat.’ When I became less a callow youth, I would volunteer my bus seat without a poke in the ribs. It was and still is my second nature to keep open a door for an approaching lady.
There are two things certain in life so it is said; death and taxes. To this might be added regrets and who better to ask what these might be than the angels of mercy, those nurses in palliative care. What are deathbed laments of regret?
The Brotherhood of the Rosary Virgin is the herald of the Resurrection of Christ celebration with a procession, the “Meeting”, which is the oldest in Almoradí and which becomes the perfect closing of our Holy Week. The origin is certainly in the birth of the Brotherhood in the seventeenth century. The Virgin, covered with a thin tulle veil, in mourning for the death of her Son, is carried in a run by her brothers and, after three reverences, she stops next to the Custody of the Blessed Sacrament, carried under a pallium in the center of the square.
Doctors bowed their heads in front of 11-year-old Yaawi Liang, who died of brain cancer. After learning about the disease, he volunteered to donate his organs to several people, thus saving their lives. Shortly before his death, he told his mother: ‘There are so many beautiful people in the world, doing good every day. I want to be one of them.’
Opinion polls point to the far-right’s Marine Le Pen as the main challenger to President Emmanuel Macron’s re-election, in a repeat of the 2017 match. Le Pen has shifted her campaign focus to purchasing power, the number one priority for French voters, without shedding far-right policies from her election programme. read more. Here are her main policy proposals:
The international press loudly proclaimed that Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán would face his ‘toughest’ election fight ever, polls pointed to his potential defeat, and the EU withheld much-needed recovery funds from Hungary in the run-up to the election. Yet, Orbán not only prevailed but did so in a fashion that has left many in the Western media and political establishment in shock once again. Now, as the dust settles, what lessons can we take away from his historic win?
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and his nationalist-populist Fidesz party scored a resounding victory in last night’s election, with results showing that the party would once again win a two-thirds supermajority. While declaring victory in Budapest, Orbán thank Hungarians for placing their trust in him once again.
The most-deserved belt in history was given to Bridger Walker the little boy who saved his little sister from a German shepherd dog. He had 90 stitches all over his body but saved his three-year-old sister from certain death. And had stated, ‘If anyone has to die, it’s me, I’m the big brother.’
Vienna (OTS) – The invasion of Russian troops in Ukraine also has massive consequences for Ukrainian surrogate mothers, their babies and the ‘parents’ who order and purchase babies from proxy mothers.