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2008-06-15 15:00:46

By Patrice Stewart, The Decatur Daily, Ala. Jun. 15--The call often comes in the middle of the night. But it's a call you've been wishing for and waiting for, and time is critical. You head to the hospital, knowing that somewhere a doctor is retrieving an organ that may soon put you back on the road to a healthy life. Wayne and Betty Hicks of Hartselle remember the phone call that awakened them at 10:30 p.m. Feb. 17, a Sunday. Sleep was replaced by anticipation, and they headed for...


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holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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