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Daughter and Birth Mother Meet After 50 Years

One ordinary day, one phone call irrevocably altered two lives. Fifty-something Riordan connected with a North Carolinian known to all as Miss Betsy, but revealed to Riordan as her birth mother. A fascinating story of their complex yet Inspiring reunion unfolds in the pages of this heartwarming memoir. Beautifully written, Continue reading →

Cousins Cystic Fibrosis walk

Great Strides walk at Letchworth to benefit Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Cousins Anthony Bailey and Jackson Fanaro were both born with Cystic Fibrosis (CF), the #1, fatal, genetic disease. Over 30,000 children and adults in the U.S, and over 70,000 people worldwide are affected by this devastating illness. It is estimated that more than 10 million Americans are symptom-less carriers of Continue reading →

Eileen and John Asaro Alzheimers

For WNY Couple, Alzheimer’s Association is a Refuge

“Our children actually were the first to notice something was ‘off’,” recalls Eileen Asaro. Her husband John was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease about 18-months ago, after his children began questioning why he was repeating himself so often, and he started having serious problems with directions while driving. “We were actually Continue reading →