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momof3 says:

Could not have said it better myself. He touched me. And, he touched my whole family. Because of him we can ichat and do facetime and organize our entire lives on one tiny device that goes everywhere. I think he knew how profoundly he changed our lives. I think he knew and hopefully that gave him peace. Such a loss of "brain cells" is right -all of us benefited from his brain. What a beautiful gift.

(from APPLE OF MY i : Innovator and visionary Steve Jobs died at 56)
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THE GREATEST LOVE OF ALL: Whitney Houston Dead

Whitney Houston was one of the greatest singers of all time, and those of us who grew up listening to her unbelievable voice were caught off guard.  She is gone?  So many of our memories are tied to her music.  We fell in love to her music and were comforted by her music when our hearts ... Read more

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APPLE OF MY i : Innovator and visionary Steve Jobs died at 56

Father of four, husband, Apple inventor and all around technological genius, Steve Jobs, lost his battle with cancer. We are mourning the loss of a brilliant mind and a creative icon, but it’s also a very personal loss for a lot of us. Steve Jobs gave us incredible tools to communicate and gather information we ... Read more

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PAVING THE WAY: Geraldine Ferraro Dies

In case you don’t already, there’s a gal we think you should know.  Geraldine Ferraro was the first female Vice Presidential candidate of a major political party in our country and she died over the weekend.  She’s the one who came before Hillary Clinton and Sarah Palin.  She’s the one who made it okay to ... Read more

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DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER: Elizabeth Taylor Dies

Say what you want about her unconventional personal life and the fact she was married 8 times (to 7 different men), Elizabeth Taylor was the last of the great movie stars.  She sparkled like no other.  At her death, she was with her four children, Michael and Christopher Wilding, Liza Todd and Maria Burton. Her ... Read more

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CAPTURING HEARTS & MINDS: Sargent Shriver Dies at 95

The life of Sargent Shriver was a love story about a man who loved a woman and his country. Sargent Shriver, who was married to John F. Kennedy’s sister, Eunice, passed away in his home in Maryland, losing his battle with Alzheimer’s disease.  The popular Kennedy in-law was an independent and ambitious politician and activist.  ... Read more

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TOGETHER WE GRIEVE: President Gives Memorial Speech

We watched, tearfully, as President Obama addressed the nation in an auditorium filled with friends, family and community.  We wanted wisdom, inspiration and solace in our time of grief.  We got it.  We now know those who died in the Tuscon shootings a little better.  We see them as our grandfather, mother, brother and, yes, ... Read more

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We Can Do It: Rosie The Riveter Dies

O-MAMA is inspired by so many women and one of them has passed away.  Geraldine Doyle who was the inspiration for the WWII Rosie the Riveter “We Can Do It” poster has died at the age of 86.  This real-life factory worker inspired millions of women.  She literally became the poster woman for American women ... Read more

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IS DIPLOMACY DEAD? Uber Diplomat Richard Holbrooke Passes Away

Every single foreign policy breakthrough you have ever heard about, it’s likely Richard Holbrooke probably made it happen.  This diplomatic legend died at 69 following surgery on a tear in his aorta.  President Obama called Holbrooke, “a true giant of American foreign policy.”  And that he was.  This was a man who exemplified “where there ... Read more

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ROOTS AND WINGS: Elizabeth Edwards To Be Buried With Son

We were so sad to hear about the death of an incredible MAMA – Elizabeth Edwards is to be buried at the Historic Oakwood Cemetery in Raleigh, NC, right next to her son, Wade, who died in a car crash in 1996. She was also the proud mother of Catharine, Emma Claire and Jack.  Edwards ... Read more

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DEATH SENTENCE: Murderer Gets Death Sentence

Steven Hayes was sentenced to death by jurors in Connecticut.  Hayes and Joshua Komisarjevsky invaded the Petit home in 1997, beat Dr. Petit, raped and killed his wife, molested one of his two daughters and then burned the house down.  Dr. Petit was the only survivor of the attack.  Hayes was convicted on multiple charges ... Read more

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