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Super Scar

by on Apr.16, 2015, under Family, Health, Kids, Media

Whether it's for the heart pedi_surg1 the head   Leogane Jan-Feb 2010 or any other surgical procedure, it takes a lot of courage for a kid to endure. carter04 On top of surviving 5 open heart surgeries, seven-year-old Carter Gentle from Farmington Maine was upset because the scar from the latest emergency pacemaker operation was ugly. carter01 His dad Mark said that when Carter first removed the bandages, "he went down to the bathroom to look in the mirror and he just started sobbing." His dad told him that his scars were beautiful, and made him look like a superhero. carter02 He posted a picture of Carter showing his scars on his Facebook page, hoping to get support from friends and boost Carter's confidence. carter03 Since it was posted on April 11, the picture has garnered more than 1.5 million "likes", more than the total number of Mark Gentle's Facebook friends. Comments have been overwhelmingly positive, with others sharing their own scars and encouragement. https://www.facebook.com/mark.gentle.125/posts/838002282933707:0
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June 3, 2010 Today’s Headlines

by on Jun.03, 2010, under Headlines

South Africa has its own version of Facebook to bully schoolkids Appropriately named outoilet http://www.ioltechnology.co.za/article_page.php?iSectionId=2891&iArticleId=5490113 Toddlers on tobacco Grandma thinks he looks plenty healthy http://www.smh.com.au/world/toddlers-on-tobacco-the-tragedy-of-the-big-picture-20100527-wglf.html Welsh cyclists told to dismount for bladder inflammation upset http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/wales/south_east/4794753.stm Cage fighter rips out training partner's heart He was still using it at the time http://www.iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1&click_id=3&art_id=iol1275282339635C212
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