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Nora’s Garden Comes to Life

On the heels of celebration, just following her 16th birthday on August 11, 2003, Gwynora “Nora” Hemphill was diagnosed with liver cancer. Despite her trials with chemotherapy, multiple surgeries and the weight and hair loss that came with the cancer treatments, Hemphill, a student at George Mason High School at […]

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Bald and Beautiful

Women spend endless amounts of time, energy and money on transforming their hair into glorious coifs and for many women it is a source of confidence and beauty. However, a growing number of women afflicted with cancer have found that same confidence and beauty by shaving it off.

ANDREW KOTYK, a senior at McLean High School, received his Eagle Scout award at a court of honor on Saturday, April 12 at the Scout House. He is shown with his parents, Myron and Debbie Kotyk. Andrew earned 39 merit badges during his Boy Scout career and took part in a canoeing expedition in the Adirondacks. He will attend Virginia Commonwealth University in the fall. (Photo: Courtesy Richard Lobb)
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Community News and Notes

AMONG THOSE AT A fundraiser for the Commonwealth Coalition working to defeat the Marshall-Newman Amendment at the home of Nicholas F. Benton in Falls Church last week were Del. Jim Scott and F.C. Mayor Robin Gardner. A total of 40 attended and $2,500 was raised. (Photo: News-Press)