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Tony Schiavone of professional wrestling recounts his life in new graphic novel

(WFXR) – Tony Schiavone’s heralded professional wrestling career began as a fan in the mid-1970s in Augusta County. As a teenager, he watched his first game when he stopped by his uncle’s house to take a break from his grocery packing job at the IGA in little Craigsville. “I stopped to see Uncle John and […]

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Murder, bling and Lady Gaga: the real story behind House of Gucci

Bold, beautiful to look at and bursting with star power, House of Gucci brings to the big screen the remarkable story of the feuding family behind the Italian fashion label. Starring Lady Gaga as the ambitious outsider who married into the family only to see her spouse killed, the film, due out next Thursday (November […]

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Life story: Margery Rudkin still an independent woman ahead of her time

OBITUARY: In an era when women generally stayed at home, Margery Rudkin’s extraordinary life included the secret gift of the first house used as a refuge for families fleeing domestic violence in Christchurch. Born in 1914 to industrial rubber tycoons George and Elizabeth Skellerup in New Brighton, the 107-year-old witnessed the city’s tumultuous history, including […]

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Carol Swain inspires with life story

The Madison County Republican Women’s Group kicked off the first of its new lecture series in October by welcoming Carol Swain, former professor of political science and law at Vanderbilt University and television analyst. “I was born and raised in Southwest Virginia, and I was one of 12 children,” Swain said. “We were born and […]

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Life Story: Coach Ray Adcock Remembers New Zealand Greyhound Racing ‘Icon’

OBITUARY: Ray Adcock’s name is synonymous with greyhound racing. Many in the industry see him as a master trainer. His dedication to the sport saw him honored as the first inductee into the New Zealand Greyhound Racing Hall of Fame. Close friend Peter Fenemor said Adcock was an “icon of New Zealand greyhound racing” and […]

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Josslyn Jacks from General Hospital: Birthday Tribute / Life Story Pictures

On November 3, 2009, the daughter of Carly Corinthos and Jasper Jacks made her grand debut. Forget about breathing exercises! What General hospital moll Carly Corinthos needed the day she gave birth to her first baby girl was an escape plan. At a birthday party for her ex-husband’s last wife, Sonny Corinthos, Claudia Zacchara, the […]

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Jana Pittman’s Life Story: From Athlete to Amazing Doctor.

Content Warning: This article deals with eating disorders and miscarriages and may be triggering for some readers. Dr Jana Pittman is arguably one of Australia’s most underrated women. She is a summer Olympian, a winter Olympian, two-time world champion and four-time Commonwealth Games gold medalist. On top of that, Pittman is a doctor, soon to […]

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The 6 girls become doctors; school dropout woman tells her life story | Good news | Saina and her 6 daughters who became doctors

Saina’s story is an inspiration to everyone. It is the story of a school dropout woman who educated her six daughters and made them into doctors. Saina had to give up her studies after the fifth standard. She was married to her TVP cousin Ahammed Kunjammed when she was only 12 years old. The first […]

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Memory lane reveals a life story | State and region

Myra Alley Kingsbury never set out to write a book about her beloved grandmother, affectionately known as Mawzy. In fact, this Springdale native’s journey to writing a book began with the simple desire to help her mother, then in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, remember her past. “So what happened was my mom was […]