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2014-01-27 20:21:58

Teen Cancer America board members to join House Speaker John Boehner in Washington, D.C. LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives from Teen Cancer America, a charity devoted to improving the lives of teenagers and young adults with cancer, have been invited by House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) to join him as his guests at the upcoming State of the Union address by President Barack Obama in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, Jan. 28. Boehner was first introduced to...

2011-04-27 08:55:00

LONDON, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Topman is proud to announce it is producing four exclusive designs of sunglasses to help raise much needed funds and increase awareness for the Teenage Cancer Trust and the charity's Rock Your Shades day on Friday 6th May. Simon Davies, CEO at Teenage Cancer Trust said: "At Teenage Cancer Trust we are thrilled to be working with Topman to raise awareness and vital funds for young people with cancer. Topman have come on board as supporters for the next...

2008-09-17 15:00:37

By SARAH SWAIN A MUM who lost her teenage daughter to bone cancer is facing her fears - to help other youngsters battling the condition. Teacher Rosemary Gold is preparing to take part in the Teenage Cancer Trust's zipwire challenge across the River Clyde next month. Her daughter EmilyJane died in January when she was just 16 after a two-year fight with the disease. But Rosemary and psychiatric nurse husband Graham, 48, of Kirkintilloch, hope to make life easier for other teenagers...

2008-07-25 18:00:56

By Emma Brady A Midland mother whose "incredibly healthy" teenage daughter died three weeks' after doctors diagnosed her with leukaemia kick- started a pounds 1 million Teenage Cancer Trust appeal with a pounds 50,000 donation yesterday. Maria Watt, of Marston Green, Birmingham, was in the middle of taking her AS Levels when she was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in June 2005. Her mother, Diane, set up a charity dedicated to improving facilities for young cancer patients...

2008-06-18 12:00:59

HERNDON, Va., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Volkswagen is giving consumers the opportunity to get their hands on legendary rock band The Who's Magic Bus - a unique Volkswagen Microbus T1 Panel Van from 1965, signed by Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend and specially branded with iconic images of the band and their famous target logo. The competition, in aid of Daltrey's charity Teenage Cancer Trust, closes on July 8, 2008. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080618/CLW065 ) The iconic...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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