"It's easier to sort of face the hard things in your life when you're not alone," says hospice chaplain Kerry Egan. "That's a big part of what a chaplain does, is she stays with you."
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Freedom Industries, which owned storage tanks blamed in a January 2014 chemical spill, filed for bankruptcy later that month. The company's facility on Barlow Street is seen on the banks of the Elk River in Charleston, W.Va.
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Pam Rector (left) with her daughter Grace became a single mother by choice when she was ready to have a child. Liv Aannestad is expecting her first child in March through the same process, and like all expecting parents she has some questions.
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A reconstruction of the head of Paranthropus boisei, based on a skull found at Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania, in 1959 by Mary Leakey. Initial analysis of the skull and fossilized teeth led scientists to think this ancestor ate nuts. More advanced analysis in later years revealed that a more diverse diet that included grasses.
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