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Reforms are bitter pill for some whose kids had brain injury

Nov. 06, 2021 03:17 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Leanne Lewis was sleeping late on her 26th birthday when she was awakened by the piercing sound of her mother-in-law’s screams: “Brady! Brady! Brady!” Lewis’ 4-year-old son, BradyJ Lee Yarbrough, who had been stricken with catastrophic brain damage...

Homecoming plans unchanged as Middleton High mourns 3 teens

Oct. 05, 2021 12:25 PM EDT

MIDDLETON, Wis. (AP) — Middleton High School is going ahead with homecoming plans this week as the community deals with the painful loss of three teenagers killed in a traffic crash last weekend. Two of the victims, Evan Kratochwill and John “Jack” Miller were...

30 years later, Camp Jamie remains a healing space for youth

Oct. 03, 2021 09:02 AM EDT

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Last year, during the first week of March, Kim Camelotto’s son, Anthony, joined a fifth-grade class at North Frederick Elementary School. It was his second time at a new school in less than a year. Ten months earlier, his dad had died suddenly at...

Boy who lost dad to COVID talks to brightest star in the sky

Sep. 04, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — What do you say to a five-year-old boy whose father has died of COVID-19? That’s the question that faced the family of Michael Mason, a truck driver living in Olive Branch who hadn’t received a vaccination and died in a hospital in July at the...