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Australian woman who died after battling rare cancer had penned inspirational viral letter: 'Each day is a gift'
(Courtesy of Holly Butcher/Luke Ashley-Cooper) Holly Butcher posted this photo to her Facebook account on March 27, 2017. (NEW YORK) -- A 27-year-old Australian woman who lost her battle with a rare form of cancer had asked her family to share the last letter she wrote on her deathbed.Holly Butcher's last words soon went viral on Facebook after being posted on January 3, one day before she passed away, with more than 131,000 people sharing it on the social network.Butcher, who resided in Grafton in New South Wales, Australia, began her lengthy note by saying that she planned to write...
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Why you should beware the raw water trend
Hyrma/iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- First, it was juicing. Then it was souping. In 2018, it's raw water.Selling for as much as $15 a gallon, raw water is all the rage in this basic life necessity. Like black water and boxed water before it, some people are jumping on the trend.But unlike the other so-called health trends that came before it, raw water from an unknown source has many potential health hazards, Dr. Sarang Koushik, a resident in ABC News' medical unit, said."Raw water is essentially untreated or unfiltered water, containing natural minerals,” Koushik said. “This water is absent of the...
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Grandmother can't figure out 'bun in the oven' pregnancy announcement
(Shantelle Dozier) Cynthia Dozier examines a hot dog bun her son and daughter-in-law put in an oven to reveal their pregnancy. (MONTZ, La.) -- Wesley and Shantelle Dozier found out just before Christmas that, after years of infertility struggles, Shantelle Dozier was pregnant.In order to share the goods news with Wesley Dozier's mom, Cynthia Dozier, the Montz, Louisiana, couple put a hot dog bun in the oven.Cynthia Dozier, a grandmother of 11, was quick to get the bun out of the oven but then had a hard time putting the clue together.“A bun’s in the oven," Cynthia Dozier says in...
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