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Content for Thursday, June 12, 1997

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The tough nun from San Diego's Our Lady of the Angels

A nun helped to change my life. She was cool and aloof. Like the Catholic Church of the time, she was tough and she brooked no question to her authority. Times have changed. The Catholic ...

June 12, 1997
At Sharon’s Worm World in Ramona, they live on horse manure.

Sharon has found vermiculture to be fun and profitable, but her friends and relatives thought it was a nutty idea. “They thought I was absolutely crazy.” They’ve changed their minds now that she’s making money,

June 12, 1997
I-15 as the first automated freeway

Mr. Alice: Just out of curiosity, what is with those rental trucks and cars parked in the I-15 car pool lanes when they’re not in use. Is this some top-secret mission? Are they having a ...

June 12, 1997
The weird numbers inside the frame of your glasses

Dear Matt: What do those little numbers mean on the inside of the nose bridge of my glasses? Mine have the number 45 to the left, with a little square or box shape, and the ...

June 12, 1997
Tijuana's St. Vincent de Paul society spreads charity to all the colonias

'The Crisis is deeper now than ever," says Father Jose Luis Mendez, referring to what Mexicans have come to call "La Crisis," the economic misfortune that has swept the country since the 1994 peso devaluation. ...

June 12, 1997
A facelift without surgery

Mattster: My lady friend is thinking of buying a face exerciser. She says it will get rid of her wrinkles by building up her face muscles. It’s like a face-lift without surgery. It sounds nuts, ...

June 12, 1997
Jim Eichel tells of colon cancer

Some weeks in family practice have themes. This week's theme was colon cancer. Monday morning I went up to the sixth floor of the hospital to check on Viola. Now 86 years old, Viola is ...

Dedicated to Alan, who has CF

The last time I saw Allan, he was a broken man. Hooked up to machines that monitored his lifebeat; tubes pumping drugs in, needles taking blood out. His eyes were beyond bloodshot. Always slender, he ...

June 12, 1997
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