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Written by: Jeremy Baumhower Received the following message last night about a Woodville woman and her heartbreaking story: Her name is Laura Strong.  Her story will show you how appropriate her name truly is. “Hi Jeremy! Hope you’re all having

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Posted in Cancer, Column, Facebook, Family, Feels, love, Marriage, Motherhood, News, Ohio, Parenting

Two Lives Changed from One Family’s Big Heart

Written by: Jeremy Baumhower I am still recovering from something I witnessed and was able to be a small part of– that’s transpired over the last twenty-four hours. Yesterday, I was asked to come to Kozy Dental, because they made

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Posted in #ToledoIsBeautiful, Baumhower, Column, Family, iHeartGlassCity, Kozy Dental, Toledo

Allegrini: Why the hell am I still here? #Toledo


Written by: Scott Allegrini What the hell am I still doing in NW Ohio?  I used to ask myself that question a lot, I’ve lived elsewhere, but I always end up back in the 419.  It is not the water

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Posted in Allegrini, Column, Family, Feels, Life, love, Marriage, Toledo, Uncategorized

Learning to Smile;

Dr. Kozy and I, minutes after the procedure.  My body full of Valium and a mouth filled with a brighter future.

Written by: Jeremy Baumhower I never knew how much stress I was carrying, with my smile. An incident happened during a basketball game, when I was 12 years-old–  my face ate the wood floors at the Catholic Club. The contact

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Posted in Baumhower, Column, Facebook, love, Toledo

Northwest Ohio Children Send Love to Mayor Collins #FightMayorFight

Written by: Jeremy Baumhower While the City of Toledo is praying for Mayor D. Michael Collins’ full recovery from a cardiac arrest– the area is battling crippling winter conditions that have closed local school. A couple hours after learning of

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Posted in #ToledoIsBeautiful, Baumhower, Column, D. Michael Collins, Family, Parenting, Toledo, TPS

Grandpa Joe

Written by: Eric Shanteau “Retired from work but not life”. This is the motto (and business card) that has been adopted and carried on and out by Mr. Joe W. Olman (a.k.a Grandpa Joe), one of the most amazing and

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Posted in #ToledoIsBeautiful, Life, love, Marriage, Maumee, Shanteau

Saving Toledo

Written by: Jeremy Baumhower Today, my heart is hurting for Stephen Machcinski’s and Jamie Dickman’s families.   So much pain was caused a year ago, seemingly out of greed and stupidity. Heaven stole two heroes from us, with few realizing what

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Posted in #ToledoIsBeautiful, Baumhower, Column, Death, Feels, Life, News, Ohio, RIP, Toledo

Rokicki: Music, Not Just for Adults.

Written by: Nick Rokicki You’ve never experienced true terror until you’ve stood in front of a group of children, with the expectation that you’ll entertain them. Believe me, your heart races. If there’s such a thing as an honest audience,

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Posted in Arts, Family, Fatherhood, Music, News, Parenting, Toledo
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