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Entries from February 2011

Blast from the past: profile of my pursuit of my uncle’s ghost for Wheeling the Deal (and life beyond)

February 15th, 2011 · No Comments

Author Gets Happy Results From His Family Tragedies May 18, 2006 By Nikki Bazar Not long after graduating in journalism from USC, Chip Jacobs walked straight into the Los Angeles Times and asked then-editorial-page editor Anthony Day for a writing job. “Listen kid,” Day said to young Jacobs kindly, “see me in about five years. […]

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Science fiction or just 2011 science? Hope for the paralyzed at the microscopic level

February 7th, 2011 · No Comments

From MSNBC “A Chicago doctor is teaming up with a paralyzed ex-pro basketball player who dreams of ditching his wheelchair and walking again. With cutting-edge bionic legs entering the high-tech medical device market, his goal may be within reach. It’s not the first time “Big” Dan Ivankovich, who is nearly 7 feet tall, and “Massive” […]

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