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Mom creates magnetic buttons after seeing family member with disability struggling
Gina Adams is pictured far right in this undated photo. (Wareologie) (NEW YORK) -- Gina Adams, a mother of two in Michigan, saw firsthand the toll that Parkinson's disease took on her stepfather, especially when he was unable to do everyday things like button his own shirt."He was a brilliant engineer and a guitar player, and when he could no longer button his own shirt, it was devastating for him," Adams told ABC News' Good Morning America. "I saw my stepdad with this whole closet of clothes he couldn't wear."A few years later, when her children entered their teens, Adams...
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Sisters sell fruit-flavored drinks to help raise money for sickle cell anemia
Desiree Hamilton (SUMMERVILLE, S.C.) -- "Stay in the mix with a fruity fix" is a phrase these young entrepreneurs live by.Armani, 13, and Amaya Jefferson, 12, founders of Mani & Maya's Fruity Treats, started their own business in Summerville, South Carolina, to raise money to help find a cure for sickle cell anemia, which affects their 1-year-old sister, Taylor. Taylor was born with sickle beta thalassemia, a blood disorder that affects the production of hemoglobin."Seeing our sister getting hospitalized a lot, we wanted to help raise money for other people that have sickle, like Taylor, and help find a cure...
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Recalled Ragu pasta sauce may be contaminated with plastic, company says
Mizkan America, Inc. (NEW YORK) -- Mizkan America, Inc. has issued a voluntary recall for multiple flavors of its pasta sauces that may contain fragments of plastic.There have been no reports of consumer injuries or complaints, the company announced in a press release over the weekend.The affected sauces were produced between June 4 and 8.The sauces listed should be discarded and not consumed. Consumers can call customer service at 800-328-7248 to receive a coupon for a replacement.The following sauces have been recalled:45-ounce jars of Chunky Tomato Garlic & Onion.Cap code: JUN0620YU2Best Use By Date: JUN0620YU266-ounce jars of Chunky Tomato Garlic...
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