Tag Archives: Dad

‘Dad never gives up’: the bond between one blind Southampton fan and his son | Football

Southampton’s FA Cup final defeat by Arsenal in 2003

“It knocked me out for 71 days in total,” says Steve Jarvis, retracing the chain of events that left him blind and in a coma after a motorcycle accident in November 1984. A smattering of silence follows but then his overwhelming zest for life, gratitude and uplifting positivity become clear. …

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Colin Hanks gives update after dad Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson test positive for coronavirus

Colin Hanks gives update after dad Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson test positive for coronavirus

Colin Hanks thanked fans for their “outpouring of support” on social media Wednesday night after his father Tom Hanks announced he and wife Rita Wilson had tested positive for the coronavirus while in Australia. “We are so grateful for the outpouring of support from everyone,” wrote Colin, the son of …

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Madison Prewett’s Dad Defends Her After The Bachelor Finale

Madison Prewett's Dad Defends Her After The Bachelor Finale

Madison Prewett‘s dad, Chad Prewett, is standing by her side.  The proud parent took to Twitter on Monday after The Bachelor‘s dramatic season finale.  “Proud is an understatement,” Chad tweeted. “I believe in you and support you always Madi Rose!” He also retweeted a post that read “#TeamMadison.” The season …

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The Patient Was Like My Dad in Two Telling Ways: Age and Sex

The Patient Was Like My Dad in Two Telling Ways: Age and Sex

I feared moments like this patient’s comment, where I, as the least superior member of the team, would face the conflict of wanting to step up to avoid being a bystander to sexism but also respect the team’s chain of command. But now, at this 66-year-old patient’s bedside, my composure …

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Being a Single Dad Can Take a Big Toll on Health

News Picture: Being a Single Dad Can Take a Big Toll on Health

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Single dads have been played for laughs in countless TV sitcoms, from “The Andy Griffith Show” and “My Three Sons” up to modern takes such as “Arrested Development” and “Louie.” But in real life, being a single dad is …

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Dad Can Pass on Ovarian Cancer Genes, Too

News Picture: Dad Can Pass on Ovarian Cancer Genes, Too

FRIDAY, Feb. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A gene mutation that’s passed down from a father is associated with earlier onset of ovarian cancer in daughters and prostate cancer in the father and his sons, a new study suggests. Previous research had shown that sisters of women with ovarian cancer …

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Having ‘The Talk’ With My 80-Something Dad

Having ‘The Talk’ With My 80-Something Dad

I was mentally prepared for the call I would receive someday notifying me of my elderly father’s death from one of his many chronic ailments. I would allow emotions to wash over me like a waterfall, then spring into action contacting family, friends and the funeral home. What I was …

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