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2008-08-02 00:00:06

By Stories by MADONNA YANCEY, Courier & Press correspondent Childhood should be a time filled with fun and promise. Not a time of worry and constant medical concerns. For Dana Lobel the wonder of childhood dimmed when her 10-year- old son, Ben, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. "It changes your lives completely," Dana Lobel said. "You lose a lot of spontaneity with this disease. Anything your child does can affect his blood sugar. Managing the disease is a lot of responsibility for...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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