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  • Live by Living

    Live by Living: the beautiful legacy one woman left behind

    “People ask me, ‘You’re only 50 years old. How can you handle living with a terminal diagnosis like Stage IV?’ The answer is that I live by living, I love by loving, and I am courageous courageously.” -Julie Wrend, 2004 Julie Wrend was the type of woman people write stories about, a woman who songs would be written about, the

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  • Children's Hospital Colorado

    Childen’s Hospital Colorado, Putting the...

    Taking a child to the hospital, even as a routine visit, can be one of the most terrifying experiences in a parent’s life. I have been there firsthand with my sister and her daughters, and I can tell you it’s awful. Fortunately, parents in Colorado are able to go to a child-friendly, family-centered hospital -- Children's Hospital Colorado -- which

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  • Children's Hospital Colorado

    Children’s Miracle Network: 34 Years and Millions of...

    The red and yellow hot air balloon stickers. You’ve probably seen them peppering the walls of your local grocery store, pharmacy, gas station, or hardware store -- or on the walls of a children’s hospital you might have visited. Maybe you stroll on by without giving them a second thought, maybe you add on the extra $.87 to round off

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  • Bonfils Community Donor Center

    Bonfils Blood Center: One small act of kindness can save a...

    There are moments in a person’s life that affect them forever. Usually you wouldn’t consider buckling your seat belt one of those moments. You do it almost as an afterthought, a reflex, and sometimes, we might even forget. But for Dan Richmond, the decision to buckle-up saved his life, and impacted him forever. Five summers ago, Richmond was driving home

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  • Take a Step -or 4,000- to End Alzheimer’s

    Boulder, it's time to get physical for a cause. With millions of lives affected by Alzheimer’s disease nationwide, you can help put an end to this disease. And you can choose your activity to suit your passion while raising money for Alzheimer's. You can walk with a crowd of like-minded supporters at CU-Boulder on August 13. Or you can do whatever

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  • The Fight Against Alzheimer’s

    It happens every 66 seconds. With relentless regularity, nearly every single minute of every day another American develops Alzheimer’s. By mid-century, the pace will double to every 33 seconds – resulting in nearly two more people per minute with Alzheimer's. In Colorado as well, the numbers are skyrocketing -- going from 67,000 today to 92,000 by 2025. And the number

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  • Leading the Charge for Hope

    Today, more and more Americans are entering their sixties and beyond. Even here in athletic Boulder County, the number of senior citizens is growing. Most of us expect to age in a healthy way. But along with the mounting years comes a possibility that’s terrifying. It’s the increasing probability that you or a family member or friend will be diagnosed

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