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  • Every Day is a Beautiful Sunrise

    By Lia Mandelbaum

    March 25, 2013 | 7:15 am

    I believe I have the most beautiful mother in the entire universe.  Granted I’m biased, but the truth is that she is nothing short of being a beautiful soul in every way possible. 

    At this moment, I am sitting in a waiting room at Tampa General hospital while my mom is in surgery...

  • Surgery Offers Hope to Dystonia Victims

    By Nancy Sokoler Steiner

    June 9, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Twelve-year-old Josh Gaskin walks to the front door and shakes a visitor's hand. While this gesture would seem routine for most adolescents, two years ago it would have been impossible for Josh.

    By the time he had reached the fourth grade, Josh's dystonia caused his right hand to...