Originally published on Tue April 24, 2012 11:18 am
Here goes nothing. A big jump over the <a href="http://www.afrizim.com/activities/victoria_falls/Bungee.asp">Zambezi River</a> in Africa.
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If your idea of fun while traveling abroad involves taking part in sports like scuba diving or jumping from someplace high while attached to a bungee cord, you could be in for an unpleasant surprise if you get injured.
A picture from his time in Vietnam. Ralph Bozella is president of the United Veterans Committee of Colorado, a nonprofit organization of more than 45 organizations helping Colorado’s estimated 460,000 veterans.
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When Ralph Bozella came home from Vietnam in 1972, he was happy he’d survived and was ready to get on with life.
Abby Mahoney, 13, has Asperger's syndrome. She says she has memorized nearly everything there is to know about <em>Star Wars</em>. Her enthusiasm for the subject helped make her the target of a bullying boy.
Lots of kids get bullied. But kids with autism are especially vulnerable.
A new survey by the Interactive Autism Network found that nearly two-thirds of children with autism spectrum disorders have been bullied at some point. And it found that these kids are three times as likely as typical kids to have been bullied in the past month.