As the holder of a sixth-degree black belt in karate, Wayne Burley is well able to defend himself. His concern is you. Burley is one of only a handful of people in the world and only one of two instructors in Ohio who are certified to teach C.O.B.R.A., the Combat Objective Battle Ready Application personal-defense system.
My favorite Halloween costume is the costume that wasn’t. When I was a toddler, my mom spent a ton of time making me an elf costume for Halloween. (She is not a sewer, so this was a huge deal.) But when the big day rolled around, I absolutely refused to put it on. I ended up going trick-or-treating in my parka and still telling everyone who asked what I was dressed up as that I was an elf. I am a far more accommodating person now, but 2-year-old Alison had a lot of spunk. (Sorry, Mom!)
“It’s the last thing a man is going to think of,” said Don Williams, a survivor of breast cancer. A retired crane operator at the Timken Co., Williams underwent a mastectomy in 2013 after being diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer.
It’s great when mothers and daughters have things in common—but not in every case. Consider the case of Paula Breedlove and her daughter, Erica Newman, a mother-daughter duo from East Sparta who are breast cancer survivors.
Judy Provo wasn’t about to let breast cancer slow her down. The Ontario, Canada, native and longtime Canton resident loves to travel. It was after an annual beach trip that she sought out a doctor about a weird symptom: Whenever she’d wear a bathing suit, she’d feel the sun burning a specific spot on her chest.
Margo Jackson isn’t going to let anyone go through this alone. Jackson, 60, remembers sitting in the waiting room at Aultman Hospital, waiting for her turn to start chemotherapy, and overhearing heartbreaking conversations from other patients.
Kelly Crawford of North Canton is much more than a cancer survivor. She’s a warrior. In October of 2011, Crawford was enjoying life as a newlywed of five months when she was diagnosed with breast cancer.
hale began as a distribution-only brewery in downtown Canton in 2014. The brewery, a “craft brewery for the working people” is on a mission “to produce fresh, flavorful beers using the finest traditional, 100% pure, natural ingredients and the best of both old and new brewing techniques,” according to its website at shalebrewing.com. Like the name implies, its beers are themed after the oil and gas industry.
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