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Remembering My Larger-Than-Life Grandmother 'Pretzel'

Geraldine Leer | Posted 11.06.2014 | Fifty
Geraldine Leer

Born in 1902 on a farm in Loup City, Nebraska, Geraldine Ayliff Waite always hated her name. So her grandchildren just called her 'Pretzel.' To me, Pretzel was larger than life.

WATCH: Elderly Couple Cares For 71 Foster Children Over 15 Years

Posted 08.18.2011 | Impact

An elderly couple in Allentown, Pa. are currently searching for their 72nd foster child, reports WFMZ. Since their own children decided not to have ...

Gas Utility Connected To Explosion: Replacing Aging Pipelines Could Take 40 Years

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -- The natural gas utility connected to a fatal explosion last month in Pennsylvania says it could take 40 years to replace all its agi...

WATCH: Pennsylvania Town Rocked By Explosion

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A natural gas explosion rocked the Eastern Pennsylvania city of Allentown last night, leveling two houses and leaving behind fires that burned through...

Massive Residential Gas Explosion In Pennsylvania

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — A thunderous gas explosion devastated a rowhouse neighborhood, killing five people, and suspicion fell on an 83-year-old cast-i...

Obama In Allentown, Pa. To Discuss Jobs, Economy

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Even as he trumpeted a slowdown in the nation's job losses Friday, President Barack Obama put finishing touches on a proposal he'll unveil next week t...