Tag Archives: After

‘God was there’: A year after landmark Canadian transplant, Maurice Desjardins is learning to live with another man’s face

“Gun cleaner shoots self” — Ottawa Sun headline, Jan. 12, 2011NOTRE-DAME-DE-LA-SALETTE, Que. — On the mantel inside the Desjardins house, which hugs Lac de l’Argile, a mountain lake about an hour’s drive northeast of Ottawa, there are no framed photos of Maurice Desjardins taken after what the family calls only “the accident.” There’s a picture… Read More »

Gina McCarthy reflects on progress 50 years after Cuyahoga River fire

Fifty years ago, Ohio’s Cuyahoga River was so polluted that it caught fire, becoming a powerful symbol for a U.S. public increasingly concerned about the environmental damage around them. This year, the state of Ohio deemed the river clean enough that its fish are safe to eat. That remarkable turnaround is part of a broader… Read More »

Father, 42, saves his seven-year-old son’s life by performing CPR after a cardiac arrest

Father, 42, saves his seven-year-old son’s life by performing CPR when a cardiac arrest left the youngster ‘dead for 15 minutes’ Tommy Plant collapsed at home on January 19 after his heart stopped beating Father Jason Plant gave CPR, while paramedics instructed him over the phone  Tommy walked out of hospital following a 16 day… Read More »

Bizarre Events After Earthquake And Volcanic Eruption

In nature world, there is a great deal of unexplainable phenomena that no scientist can surely offer the answers. Many disputes around such questions from nature, especially after earthquakes. What should follow the tremor, a number of fish or giant sinkhole hundreds of meters in depth? Volcanic lightning, Shinmoedake On 28th January 2011, during lava… Read More »