Although for me swimming is a solitary experience, a meditation, the people I have met at the various pools over the years and whose names I often don't even know have also helped me deal with my condition. I am certain they don't know it.
Jerry Lewis' departure was so blatantly disrespectful to his near half-century of commitment to MDA. He was denied the opportunity to say goodbye to the two generations of viewers who had grown up watching the funnyman.
I know firsthand that our health care system can provide life-saving care. But I'm living proof that insurance-company "death squads" behind closed doors routinely make life-sustaining benefits vanish.