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2008-06-24 15:03:07

By Emily Christensen, Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, Iowa Jun. 24--WATERLOO -- Twenty-one years ago Marian Ballard underwent radiation treatment in the basement of Schoitz Memorial Hospital. The dark, dreary room did little to lift the spirits of the men and women seeking treatment for cancer.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.