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After Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day for many mothers was filled with gifts and services from a doting husband and their children. Breakfast in bed, flowers, candy, spa treatments, jewelry, indulgences of all sorts top the list. Visits, phone calls and cards also rank high.

Yet, other mothers didn’t receive any of that. The day brought nothing special. No gifts, no special treatments, no visits, no calls. It’s easy for these mothers to assume they aren’t worthy of being honored whether the fathers of their children are in their lives. Continue reading

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‘Miracle Michele’ is coming home

Michele O’Donnell is heading home! The 42-year-old mother of four will return home on Sat., Jan. 29, at 1 p.m. She will be greeted by family, friends and supporters in a “grand celebration” complete with balloons and fireworks at her Alma Lane home in Superior.

O’Donnell is “Miracle Michele” on the blog John O’Donnell started for his wife where posts tell her story. Since she left home a year ago, she’s undergone multiple surgeries, overcome numerous infections, been in and out of drug-induced comas, and engaged in lots of intense physical therapy.
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