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Brain Cancer Awareness - #BrainTumorThursday - #BrainCancer - Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) - Glioblastoma
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Kids share heartbreaking photo of their terminally ill parents after they die just days apart

Kids share heartbreaking photo of their terminally ill parents after they die just days apart | Brain Tumors | Scoop.it
Thousands of strangers rally around 3 siblings after their parents die within 5 days of each other
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Mike, a cabinetmaker who loved to make wood furniture, had been fighting a brain tumor. He tried every treatment doctors suggested, but the tumor kept growing. Julie, a primary school teacher, was diagnosed with kidney and liver cancer. The cancer spread “everywhere,” #BrainTumor #Cancer
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K.I.R.M. God is Business " From Day One"'s curator insight, August 5, 12:50 PM

Lord God be with their family members continually, keep them covered in the blood of Jesus as only you Lord God can. In Jesus name Amen. Thank you Lord God thank you for forgiving all sins and anything else that may keep our prayers for this family from going from earth to glory not only being heard but answered. 

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Woman discovers brain tumor after getting spat on at concert — RT US News

Woman discovers brain tumor after getting spat on at concert — RT US News | Brain Tumors | Scoop.it
It’s not every day that having beer spat in your eye at a concert ends up saving your life – but that was the case for one woman who made a trip to the doctor over what she assumed was a simple beer-induced eye irritation.
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Click here to support #TeamJay by Deanna Marquez

Click here to support #TeamJay by Deanna Marquez | Brain Tumors | Scoop.it
#TeamJay by Deanna Marquez - On Thursday March 9, 17 our world took at turn in the wrong direction! Alex and Pearl rushed my 4 month old twin neice Jayleen to CHOC due to noticing her left eye had been bothering her. For a while now we all had a feeling something was wrong with her eye by the way it looked and how Jay wa
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Jay was seen at the hospital, right away she was diagnosed with Retinoblastoma not only was it her left eye it was both eyes! Bilateral Retinoblastoma is a rare form of eye cancer that begins in the back of the eye. The cancer begins when cells begin to grow out of control. Sadly for Jay her left eye had a large tumor behind it that was about to spread to the nerve, so she had to have it removed.
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K.I.R.M. God is Business " From Day One"'s curator insight, August 5, 1:14 PM

Lord God have mercy on this little child and all the members of the family and all those that take care of this child and all families and caretakers of all the little children with brain health diagnosis. Lord God we speak healing and life into, over and throughout their lives in each and every way your full knowledge know their is need of for them individually and then collectively together. Lord God let them have nothing lacking or wavering Lord God thank you for the supernatural divine intervention miraculous miracles that are being manifested in the here and now in Jesus name for You areLord God and not we ourselves and we humble ourselves before you and ask for forgiveness for ourselves and all our ancestors Lord God cleanse our bloodline and make them pureand white as snow on both sides of our families Lord God destroy all curses and any evil thing that may be at work. Lord God burn up from the root and destroy the tumors of the brain or any brain disorder or condition that is or is intended to cause harm and destroy Lord God leave the space not open but fill it with the needed spirits from the and all else that is needed to unite the brain in good working order which it was created by you to function and all the abilities and functions of the body and thought patterns that was effected because of the brain health condition. Burn up from the root the true cause of the brain health condition Lord God store , replinish and refresh the brain as only you Lord God can restore even the more what the canker worm has tried to and or did steal for we call each and every one of them blessed Good measure pressed down shaken together and runneth over. Send a special anointed blessing for their continual healings manifestations throughout life. Lord God we call the health care givers blessed in their lying down rising up going in and coming out bless all of them Lord God per your full knowledge of what their right now blessing is. Go before them and lead them where you will have them to go even in the things you will have them to do and guard them from the rear for we know you are a gentlemen you want force yourself on anyone Lord God we ask you to give them all they need to be able to endure what they must endure with good cheer with the joy of the Lord being their strength. Lord God touch heal deliver and set free and save each and every one of them as we thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you in the name of Jesus we decree and declare it is so. Amen 

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Girl battling brain cancer finishes radiation

Girl battling brain cancer finishes radiation | Brain Tumors | Scoop.it

Her father, Harold Brill, described the end of the radiation treatment for his 9-year-old daughter as “pretty bittersweet.”The treatments caused her to sleep anywhere from 12 to 16 hours a day.

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Ciara was diagnosed with DIPG, or diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, right around Christmas. DIPG is a brain tumor found in a part of the brain stem called the pons. It is an aggressive brain tumor, for which there is no cure, Brill has said. It is typically a terminal diagnosis. #BrainTumor #BrainTumorThursday
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K.I.R.M. God is Business " From Day One"'s curator insight, August 5, 1:56 PM

God has not Forgotten. Thank you Lord God Thank you

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6-year-old battling brain tumor becomes police chief

6-year-old battling brain tumor becomes police chief | Brain Tumors | Scoop.it
6-year-old battling brain tumor becomes police chief
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A young boy battling a battling a rare brain tumor had his dream come true when he got to be police chief for the day at the Framingham Police Department in Massachusetts. #BrainCancer #BrainTumorThursday
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K.I.R.M. God is Business " From Day One"'s curator insight, August 5, 1:58 PM

Lord God have mercy for you Lord God has not forgotten. 

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6-year-old's snowboarding injury leads to inoperable brain tumor diagnosis

6-year-old's snowboarding injury leads to inoperable brain tumor diagnosis | Brain Tumors | Scoop.it
For the family of 6-year-old Devin Suau, every day is a race against the clock.
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Devin was given between eight months and two years to live after being diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor for which there is no known cure: diffuse intrinsic pontine giloma (DIPG). #BrainCancer #BrainTumorThursday
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Boy,7, fighting rare brain tumor gets support from strangers

Boy,7, fighting rare brain tumor gets support from strangers | Brain Tumors | Scoop.it
A local 7-year-old is fighting a rare brain tumor in the brain stem called DIPG.
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The second-grader was diagnosed last month with a rare brain tumor called DIPG. His mother said the doctor told her only about 200-300 children are diagnosed each year with it. It’s a tumor in the brain stem which controls most functions like breathing. #BrainTumorThursday #DIPG #BrainCancer
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K.I.R.M. God is Business " From Day One"'s curator insight, August 5, 1:35 PM

Lord God thank you. Lord God you have truly not Forgotten. 

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Going out like fireworks: A reporter investigates his own illness — brain cancer | Life | Dallas News

Going out like fireworks: A reporter investigates his own illness — brain cancer | Life | Dallas News | Brain Tumors | Scoop.it
What I’ve learned about fighting glioblastoma — and the specific strategies I used to learn it — could be useful to people dealing with lots of other serious illnesses.
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In December, I discovered I had a tumor the size of a chicken egg squashing the lower left side of my brain. I had a relatively successful surgery a couple of days after that semi-coherent Facebook post.  #BrainTumorThrusday 
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Scientists Mimic Rabies to Zap Brain Tumors

Scientists Mimic Rabies to Zap Brain Tumors | Brain Tumors | Scoop.it
Scientists are experimenting with rabies' unique method of killing brain tissue via nerve cells to find out if the pathway can be a conduit for nanoparticles which could zap brain tumors.
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Rabies works its way to the brain by way of nerve cells, which effectively skirts the blood-brain barrier, a membrane that is impassable by most other pathogens — but also impassable by cancer drugs, making brain tumors deadly.  #BrainTumor #BrainCaner #BrainTumorThursday
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Yale: Analysis of brain tumor prolongs woman’s life

Yale: Analysis of brain tumor prolongs woman’s life | Brain Tumors | Scoop.it
The researchers were able to extend the findings on this case to more than 100 other glioblastoma cases, leading to the observation that most tumors change their genomic profile during therapy. “These findings have significant implications for precision treatment of these tumors” said Dr. Zeynep Erson Omay
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An analysis of a patient’s deadly brain tumor helped doctors at Yale New Haven’s Smilow Cancer Hospital identify new emerging mutations and keep a 55-year old woman alive for roughly four times longer than her prognosis predicted, researchers report in the journal Genome Medicine. #BrainCancer #BrainTumor #BrainTumorThursday
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A young boy, a devastating brain tumor and parents who ‘will do anything’

A young boy, a devastating brain tumor and parents who ‘will do anything’ | Brain Tumors | Scoop.it
8-year-old Elijah and his family veer from experimental treatments in Germany to a Star Wars welcome back home.
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DIPG - Diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma is a doubly devastating tumor: Not only is it in­trac­table, infiltrating the brainstem in a way that makes surgery impossible, but it affects only young children. #DIPG #BrainTumor #BrainCancer #BrainTumorThursday
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Brave Marathoner With Brain Cancer, Known for Running in a Tutu, Dies

Brave Marathoner With Brain Cancer, Known for Running in a Tutu, Dies | Brain Tumors | Scoop.it
Monika Allen (right), running with her friend Tara Baize in 2013, has died of brain cancer. Monika Allen, a girls-empowerment advocate and long-distance runner of great courage, who ran a marathon while receiving chemo treatment for brain cancer, has died of the disease. “I’ll never be in remission
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“I’ll never be in remission, so I’m just living day to day,” Allen told Katie Couric about her inoperable brain tumor in 2014, on what was then the Yahoo anchor’s daytime talk show, Katie.  #BrainCancer #BrainTumor #BrainTumorThursday
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Girl, 5, diagnosed with brain cancer after feeling a slight headache

Girl, 5, diagnosed with brain cancer after feeling a slight headache | Brain Tumors | Scoop.it
Rylee Bernosky, 5, from Florida, went to the hospital complaining of a headache. Doctors found a rare brain tumor. She is now looking a 6-8 months of chemotherapy and radiation.
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When five-year-old Rylee Bernosky first started complaining of headaches and nausea last month, her parents assured her it would pass. But one evening, a week before Christmas, the headaches started coming on stronger, hitting in waves of 15-20 minutes. #BrainTumorThursday #BrainCancer #BrainTumor
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K.I.R.M. God is Business " From Day One"'s curator insight, August 5, 3:31 PM

God has not Forgotten those individuals with any form or diagnosis of brain health conditions. 

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Grieving Man Builds Birdhouses in Late Wife’s Memory, and Inspires Others Dealing with Loss

Grieving Man Builds Birdhouses in Late Wife’s Memory, and Inspires Others Dealing with Loss | Brain Tumors | Scoop.it
After his wife passed away from cancer, Ron Rudolph decided to build birdhouses in her honor. His tribute to his wife then turned into a thriving business, thanks to tremendous support from the community.
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UM uses $30 million in gifts to establish Chad Carr Pediatric Brain Tumor Center

UM uses $30 million in gifts to establish Chad Carr Pediatric Brain Tumor Center | Brain Tumors | Scoop.it
The center is named for the late grandson of former UM football coach Lloyd Carr, who died of an aggressive tumor at age 5.
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K.I.R.M. God is Business " From Day One"'s curator insight, August 5, 1:54 PM

Thanks be to God for all the gifts and the givers of such a worthy cause as this. Lord God bless each and every one of them in the manner that you Lord God and your full knowledge of what each and every giver has need of. Lord God bless those that desired to give but for what ever reason per your full knowledge of them just could not Lord God bless them even the more so they to will have to give unto others good measure pressed down and shaken together Lord God Thank you thank you thank you in advanve for the good success of Pediatric Brain Tumar Center Lord God we ask you to bless it and all those involved continually to a point of eternal prosperity level which they will have all that is needed continually to take excellent care of the pediatric brain tumar patients they come in contact with using the most up to date equipment and technology and great doctors and health care providers. Including those on staff to offer the families comfort in such times as this anoint them Lord God with your spirit of peace, love , joy and compassion , kindness and all others that is needed for each and every person individually and family or group of individuals collectively together. Lord God have mercy for your grace and mercy is sufficient in the name of Jesus we pray Amen thank you Lord God thank you 

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'My Headaches Turned Out To Be Brain Cancer’

'My Headaches Turned Out To Be Brain Cancer’ | Brain Tumors | Scoop.it
When one woman's headache turned out to be a brain tumor, she learned to look at life with a very different perspective.
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As soon as the technicians saw my scan, they took me immediately to the ER at the hospital next door. My doctor came in and told me I had a brain tumor in my left temporal lobe, the part that processes speech and vision. #BrainTumor #BrainTumorThursday
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K.I.R.M. God is Business " From Day One"'s curator insight, August 5, 12:51 PM

Lord God have mercy in Jesus name Lord God we know you have not forgotten this family in all its needs an entirerty. 

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'Tumor paint' helps surgeons remove brain tumors safely

'Tumor paint' helps surgeons remove brain tumors safely | Brain Tumors | Scoop.it
Doctors at Seattle Children's Hospital are currently studying the safety of using tumor paint to highlight significant areas of the brain.
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The family agreed to allow Hunter to be part of a study that would light up his tumor during surgery using tumor paint. By using a molecule in scorpions that binds to cancerous tumors, Dr. Jim Olson created a drug that makes the cancer stand out for surgeons. #BrainCancer #BrainTumorThursday
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7-Year-Old with Brain Cancer Meets His Favorite Superhero Inside Actual Batcave: ‘It Made My Heart Melt,’ Says Mom

7-Year-Old with Brain Cancer Meets His Favorite Superhero Inside Actual Batcave: ‘It Made My Heart Melt,’ Says Mom | Brain Tumors | Scoop.it
Ty Verbanas was diagnosed with a brain tumor just two weeks ago.
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The young boy was diagnosed with a brain tumor just two weeks ago. Doctors planned emergency surgery and told his mom they weren’t sure how he’d do or if he’d even survive it. Mary posted about Ty’s love for Batman on Facebook, begging anyone to help her “introduce” her son to Batman before he had to undergo the risky surgery. #BrainCancer #BrainTumorThursday
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Duke Clinical & Translational Science Institute

Duke Clinical & Translational Science Institute | Brain Tumors | Scoop.it
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“We can put the tumors in culture and keep them going for days or weeks,” Lo said. “Now we can watch the tumor grow in the normal brain environment, but because it’s in dish we can also examine them carefully, both by digital imaging and by molecular analysis.” #BrainTumorThursday #BrainCancer #BrainTumor
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Targeted radiosurgery better than whole-brain radiation for treating brain tumors

Targeted radiosurgery better than whole-brain radiation for treating brain tumors | Brain Tumors | Scoop.it

Tumors that originate in other organs of the body and spread to the brain are known as metastatic brain tumors. According to the American Brain Tumor Association, this tumor type is the most common in adults, affecting as many as 300,000 people each year." 

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University of Missouri School of Medicine researchers compared two common postsurgical therapies for metastatic brain tumors and found that stereotactic radiosurgery can provide better outcomes for patients compared to whole-brain radiation.  #BrainTumorThursday 
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K.I.R.M. God is Business " From Day One"'s curator insight, August 5, 1:33 PM

Lord God guide and instruct as only you Lord God can as you are the Almighty Physician and their is none greater than you. We thank you for the earthly flesh doctors nurses and all the knowledge you have imparted and still is imparting into them for the helping of the people in our fleshly walk because it is by the person own faith that a person is healed but Lord God we thank you for never leaving nor forsaking us not even to the end of the earth. Lord God, Lord God we confess their are times of weakness during such conditions of health but Lord God we thank you because not only do you hear our words/ communication how ever we can but Lord God you know our heart and intent. Lord God thank you thank you thank you thank you for being you because Lord God we know that even when our faith get waivery you are with us. Lord God thank you for picking each and every one of them up and carrying them in your hands so the devil can not pluck them out and protecting them by hiding them under your wing where no hurt harm or danger can come unto them. Lord God if their be any door or gate open that is giving satan an his emps opportunity to enter in and destroy their health Lord God we ask for forgiveness and ask you to close all the evil gates and doors and seal them with the blood of Jesus so they can never be opened again.Lord God let not the space be empty but fill it with your prescious spirits and all they have need of per you individually and collectively together. Lord God for you are God and we thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you Lord God thank you for being our healer Lord God thank you for the miracles yet and still now manifeating and all that has and all that will be taking place in the future. Lord God thank you thank you thank you thank you in the name of Jesus Amen it is so.

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Family who lost daughter to liver cancer learns 9-year-old son has a brain tumor

Family who lost daughter to liver cancer learns 9-year-old son has a brain tumor | Brain Tumors | Scoop.it
A Rockwall family that has already suffered tragedy from cancer is once again facing a tough challenge. In mid-January, The Martell family got the frightening news at Children’s Medical Cente
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Less than a year later on January 12th, her family was hit with yet another challenge, learning Luna’s 9-year-old step brother Simran has a brain tumor.  #BrainTumorThursday
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K.I.R.M. God is Business " From Day One"'s curator insight, August 5, 2:05 PM

Lord God have mercy on those that you Lord God know stand in the need of your healing. Lord God forgive us all and terminate satan and his evil helpers assignments and confuse satan and all his helpers to the point they become so confused they turn on each other and destroy each demonic spirit not the person they may dwell in but cast them out and send them to the abyss to never return in Jesus name. Amen.

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Childhood Cancer Part 2: Alissa Battles a Brain Tumor

Childhood Cancer Part 2: Alissa Battles a Brain Tumor | Brain Tumors | Scoop.it
According to the American Childhood Cancer Association, each year in the United States, about 16,000 children are diagnosed with cancer before the age of 19.
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Doctors found a cyst, the size of a golf ball on the back of Alissa's brain. A cancerous tumor called medulloblastoma. Leah says the hardest part was not whether to start treatment, but it was deciding which treatment is going to be best for Alissa. #BrainTumor #BrainCancer #BrainTumorThursday
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Miami Dolphins employee’s life is saved by a BRAIN TUMOR

Miami Dolphins employee’s life is saved by a BRAIN TUMOR | Brain Tumors | Scoop.it
Joel Adams, 29, the Miami Dolphins' director of business development, went to the doctor last summer to complain of hearing loss out of his right ear. Soon after, a brain tumor was discovered.
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Adams, 29, had complained to a doctor that he was experiencing hearing loss in his right ear, according to the Miami Herald. When the doctor ordered an MRI, he discovered a 'tennis-ball sized tumor' attached to his brain. #BrainTumor #BrainCancer #BrainTumorThursday
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Why doctors may keep a patient awake for brain surgery

Why doctors may keep a patient awake for brain surgery | Brain Tumors | Scoop.it
A rare look at brain surgery with the patient alert and awake at Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven.
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“The more tumor you remove the better outcome the patient has,” said Moliterno. Taking a more aggressive approach like Awake Craniotomy, Dr. Moliterno says, is a growing trend among those experienced, armed with high-tech tools, all done with the patient’s safety in mind. #BrainCancer #BrainTumor #BrainTumorThursday
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NYPD Deputy Chief James Molloy dies of 9/11-related brain cancer

NYPD Deputy Chief James Molloy dies of 9/11-related brain cancer | Brain Tumors | Scoop.it
The NYPD chief died after a long struggle with the disease, officials said Tuesday. Molloy was 55.
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About 31 months ago, Molloy began having vision problems and was diagnosed with a brain tumor. He had surgery that appeared to be successful, but the cancer returned, #BrainCancer #BrainTumor #BrainTumorThursday
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K.I.R.M. God is Business " From Day One"'s curator insight, August 5, 2:31 PM

Lord God have mercy for you Lord God have not forgotten. Thank you Lord God for your grace and mercy. Amen coner them all in the blood of Jesus.