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2010-10-21 10:27:00

DENVER, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What if the blind could suddenly see? A unique art exhibit featuring photographs taken by people who were once blind but can now see because of a corneal transplant opens in Denver with a special preview on November 13 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Network Gallery, located at 878 Santa Fe Drive. The exhibit will remain at Artwork Network through Thanksgiving. It will then travel to driver's license offices, shopping malls and libraries throughout...

2010-04-08 09:00:00

AURORA, Colo., April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wyoming led the nation in 2009 as the state with the highest eye, organ and tissue donor designation rate among residents age 18 and over. This rate, called the "Actionable Donor Designation (ADD) Population 18+ Share," is the total number of designated donors as a percentage of all state residents age 18 and over. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100408/DC83095LOGO) Today, the Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Bank (RMLEB) released...

2010-04-08 09:00:00

AURORA, Colo., April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Colorado led the nation in 2009 as the state with the highest eye, organ and tissue donor designation rate with 64.4 percent. The designation rate is the number of individuals who joined the state donor registry expressed as a percentage of all driver's licenses and ID cards issued. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100408/DC83095LOGO) Today, the Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Bank (RMLEB) released statistics in conjunction with...


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  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
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