As part of our new Communion Letters, Susan writes: I haven’t told this to anyone outside of my close family until now. There is a road in France that we lived next to in 1994 that had been there since Roman times. It is called in English, Highway #1, the oldest road in France. It winds between farms, and there are a couple of villages nearby. The farmers come out early in the morning to shoot pheasant. Those are the only people you see on this road.
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As part of our new Communion Letters, we heard fromSusan, who writes: “There is a road in France that we lived next to in 1994 that had been there since Roman times. As I was going to market one mid-day, I saw an odd sight walking towards me, a young man.” Was he a time traveler? Don’t miss this amazing true experience!

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Scientists who study idiot-savants, people who are autistic but geniuses in one particular area, think that brain damage in one part of the brain causes other parts to become much more developed than normal. Can a stroke affect the brain the same way?

Tommy McHugh suffered a stroke three years ago. Before then, he had no interest in art, but now he spends most of his time drawing, sculpting and writing poetry. After the stroke, Tommy says, “I didn’t know much about who I was and what I was. My brain wasn’t telling me I was hungry, I was talking in relentless rhymes. Everything was a rhyme?I started writing poetry in rhymes about what I was experiencing. The personalities I was living with at the time were revolving like a chamber in a gun.”
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Despite “Clear Skies” and other government programs, there are still 100 million people in 21 U.S. states who breathe unhealthy levels of tiny particles from coal-burning power plants, cars and factories, according to the EPA.

Chris Baltimore writes that 243 counties in mostly Eastern states, as well as in California, don’t comply with Environmental Protection Agency proposals to limit emissions of the extremely tiny particles. These particles are 28 times smaller than the width of a human hair, but they can cause death from heart and lung disease, as well as chronic bronchitis and asthma.
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