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Enterprise Story Feature Lora Sparks Profile Quick Reads

Love as steady as a rock

By Lora Sparks

Larry Cushenberry, 74, is a retired health teacher who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease six years ago. The disease affects his posture, walk, balance, and hand movement.

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Feature Long Reads Olivia Mohr Profile

Parenting a parent: a daughter reflects on mother’s Alzheimer’s disease

By: Olivia Mohr

Cameron Lebedinsky remembers the first time she started to become concerned about her mother’s memory. She was at her mother’s house on Pepperidge Drive in Bowling Green, Kentucky, sometime between 2007 and 2008. Her mother, Winkie Huddleston, took Cameron to her backyard garden area to show her a new bench she had bought. Then, five or 10 minutes later, Winkie asked Cameron again if she wanted to see the bench.

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Essays Katie Zdunek personal narrative

How I Met My Mother

By Katie Zdunek

My childhood was periodically sugar-free. Sporadic impulses led Mom to purge the house of junk food, disfiguring the pantry with Kix cereal and Nutrigrain bars. Kix tastes like cardboard spritzed with sugar water. In 2% milk, the thin coat of hope is rinsed off.

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Bosnians in BG Feature Michelle Hanks

The value of family

By Michelle Hanks

Traveling to America was nothing Senida Husi? had ever experienced as a 12-year-old.

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Feature Long Reads Michelle Hanks

Life of mother and pub owner changed by drunk driving

By Michelle Hanks

Johnetta Pryor, 56, said it was a normal Friday evening for her at her bar, Johnetta’s Pub on Scottsville Road in Bowling Green, while she was waiting for her son.