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    Hand Rejuvenation or Hand Fat Grafting

    Rejuvenation of the hand is a plastic surgery procedure where your own fat is used to “fill in” the hollow, collapsed areas on the back of the hand. This fat is also used to a help hide the prominent veins that also so often contribute to an elderly appearing hand. In many cases, the quality of the skin on the back of the hand also improves and the skin becomes less thin, brown spots fade and broken capillaries improve. The cosmetic surgery procedure is technically known as structural autologous fat grafting of the hand which simply means using your own fat to rebuild and rejuvenate the aging areas of your…

  • Accident,  Corruption

    The Story Of America’s First Trans-Continental Railroad

    With the benefit of 150 years of hindsight, we can recognize today that the completion of the Union Pacific Railroad in 1869 was of greater importance to the people of the United States, culturally, socially, and economically, than the inauguration of steamship service across the Atlantic or the laying of the Atlantic Ocean telegraph cable. In an era of interstate highways and quick air travel, it is difficult to imagine just how isolated those parts of the United States farthest from the oceans were, even as late as the mid-19th century. That most optimistic of our early presidents, Thomas Jefferson, referred to the “immense and trackless deserts” in the Louisiana…

  • Story,  Travel

    Introduction to Underground Railroad Freedom Center

    Almost every where you visit in the U.S.A. you will find studded with museums, historic homes as well as monuments like the Statue of Liberty, the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, Mount Rushmore, and Farmington House. In fact you’ll see monuments everywhere in the U.S. in small towns and big cities,in parks,libraries,churchyards, cemeteries,.along city streets and highways and even on mountainsides. This seems like a sustained and well co-ordinated effort to create an indelible and well commemorated past compensating for its glaring absence at the inception of what was to be this great country in the 18th century. Monuments, it is said, help tell the story of a people. They…

  • Accident,  Corruption,  Railroad,  Story,  Travel

    Railroaded in Cooperstown.

    In 1983, as the railroad police chief in Cooperstown, David investigated a double fatality railroad crossing accident. The evidence discovered during David’s investigation established that the train engineer was at fault. In an attempt to avoid liability, the railroad’s president, Walter Rich, directed David to lie about the evidence. David refused. His response would set in motion a chilling, but true, story of what can happen to one honest man when he confronts politics, power, and corruption in the small, but famous, Village of Cooperstown, New York. What follows is an incredible “David and Goliath” saga as David looked to the courts, public officials, and anyone else who would listen…