Author Archives: Debra L. Stang (Blog Writer, SevenPonds)

Book Review: “I Want to Grow Up, I Want to Grow Hair, I Want to Go to Boise” by Erma Bombeck

How children survive cancer

Until the mid-1980’s, Erma Bombeck considered herself a light comedy writer. In books such as “At Wit’s End” and “Aunt Erma’s Cope Book,” she wrote about the amusing things that happened in her family and with her friends. Then, in … Continue reading

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Heart Transplant: Better Organ Preservation Leads to Higher Success Rate

A new method of preserving heart tissue may reduce the number of hearts wasted

According to United Network for Organ Sharing, or UNOS, the numbers are grim. Four thousand people are waiting for a heart transplant in the United States. Every 10 minutes, another person is added to the transplant list. Most of these … Continue reading

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How Can I Protect My Family and Assets with Estate Planning?

An interview with Stacy Turner, Esq. Part Two

Today SevenPonds continues its interview with Stacy Turner, Esq. Stacy has kindly agreed to give some estate planning tips to our readers to help ensure that their wishes are respected after their death. Debra: Stacy, can you give me a … Continue reading

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How Can I Use Estate Planning to Protect My Family and My Assets?

An interview with estate planning attorney Stacy Turner, Esq., Part One

Today SevenPonds speaks with Stacy Turner, Esq., an attorney in San Rafael, California who specializes in estate planning, particularly as it relates to minor and special needs children. Stacy also works with clients to help them plan for their long-term care … Continue reading

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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Provides Poignant Images of Death and Survival

Museum features art, photographs, posters, testimonials and artifacts

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Imagine, then, hundreds of pictures of young adults, members of society who will all be dead in just a few years. This image is one of many displayed at the United … Continue reading

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“Anything But Lonely” from “Aspects of Love”

Finding another relationship after the death of a loved one

The song “Anything But Lonely” comes from the 1989 musical “Aspects of Love.” Andrew Lloyd Webber composed the music and Don Black and Charles Hart wrote the book and lyrics. The show itself was a flop, but it had several … Continue reading

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