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  • abbr. Australia


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  • In "Amputee," a librarian, whose state attracts a married man, struggles to hold onto her power and independence by refusing to express her love for him, instigating a cycle of luring men only to reject them.

    The Full Feed from

  • Informal Essay: first place, Michelle Farell, "Mega Family Experiment"; second place, Erin Jacoby, "Amputee"; third place, Hunter Siex, "Personal Response Essay."


  • Procedural errors£50k: Amount Ghana's team need to raise to participate in the 30th World Amputee Football Cup in Argentina.

    Said & Done

  • The Amputee Coalition said it received 80,000 extra hits on its website after running an ad on a Clear Channel board earlier this year for a discounted rate.

    Times Sq. Price Cuts Lure Small Companies

  • The group didn't imagine such publicity was possible until it was offered the board, said Kendra Calhoun , president and CEO of the Amputee Coalition.

    Times Sq. Price Cuts Lure Small Companies

  • Nestled among giant billboards for American Eagle, Bud Light and Bank of America have been some curious newcomers: Sheex, a specialty sheet company with just over a dozen employees; RevitaLash, a brand of eyelash conditioner; and the Amputee Coalition, a nonprofit limb-loss awareness group.

    Times Sq. Price Cuts Lure Small Companies

  • Amputee soccer is fierce, requiring enormous strength and balance.

    Haiti's Amputees Find An Outlet With Soccer

  • I'll also write about some of my friends: my buddy Dave was a BK (below the knee) Amputee who fought to keep it that way for two years and recently had to make the decision to become an AK (above the knee) amputee based on complications.

    Resiliency In The Face Of Divorce

  • Uninsured Amputee pleads: I need help to get a leg!

    Obama's MLK Day speech

  • Amputee advocates face an uphill battle in some states.

    Insurers Pressed


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