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    1. NYT: When the price of shedding student debt is hopelessness

      NYT: When the price of shedding student debt is hopelessness

      It isn’t easy to stand up in an open courtroom and bear witness to the abject wretchedness of your financial situation, but by the time Doug Wallace Jr. was 31 years old, he didn’t have much left to lose by trying.
         
         
      Diabetes had rendered him legally blind and unemployed just a few years after graduating from Eastern Kentucky University. He filed for bankruptcy protection and quickly got rid of thousands of dollars of medical and other debt.
      But his $89,000 in student loans were another story. Federal bankruptcy law requires those who wish to erase that debt to prove that repaying it will cause an “undue hardship.” And one component of that test is often convincing a federal judge that there is a “certainty of hopelessness” to their financial lives for much of the repayment period.
      “It’s like you’re not worth much in society,” Mr ...

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    2. How to get your boss fired - Business

      How to get your boss fired - Business

      Keep your emotions in check, and lay out a case that details how the boss is costing the organization money. 

      Here are some quotes from the article to see if you are interested:

      “If you declare war on your boss, 90 percent of the time you’re going to lose, because your boss has more leverage than you do.”

      “The lesson is to look for alliances where your boss is weak,” Stamboulie says.

      there was strength in numbers. “It takes a village,” Hirsch says.

      Keep your emotions in check, and lay out a case that details how the boss is costing the institution money.

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    3. Obesity alone is no reason to remove kids from their homes

      Obesity alone is no reason to remove kids from their homesmsnbc.comAs Murtagh noted in a 2007 article in the journal American Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Brittany, a morbidly obese 9-year-old girl in Chemung County, NY, was shuttled between her home and foster care for four years with her parents under orders ...and more »
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    4. Pulmonary Hypertension Association Names Dr. Ronald Oudiz Recipient of 2011 Award of Excellence in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) Care

      The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA), the Los Angeles Biomedical Research ... and was presented during a reception at the 2011 International Conference of the American Thoracic Society (ATS) in Denver, Colorado. "Ron Oudiz has distinguished himself ...
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