The Sugar Shack

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A successful swim is built around endurance but support from others is a mental lift when the physical body is fatigued. Barbi Frances was aware of that and decided to make sure her customers did, too. Posted in her downtown Kirkwood store, The Sugar Shack, is an article from the Webster-Kirkwood Times and a container…

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60-year-old St. Louis man trains to swim the English Channel to honor his late wife who died from cholangiocarcinoma

Jonathan Whiting raises rare bile duct cancer awareness with ‘21 Miles of Hope’ fundraising campaign to benefit the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation For nearly two years, Jonathan Whiting has been training to swim the English Channel in honor of his late wife, Lori Whiting, and to raise awareness and funds for the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation. The rare bile…

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Why 21 Miles of Hope?

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How I met Lori and Life up to Diagnosis I was playing music in a club at a happening nightspot, when one of my very best friends named, Debbie, brought out a group of friends to see me. They were all my friends but there was someone in the group I had never met. That…

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