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BOB ARONSON: Bob’s New Heart — ‘A Single Death Is A Tragedy, A Million Deaths Is A Statistic’

About Bob Aronson … A former journalist, governor’s press secretary, communications consultant and sun seeker, Bob Aronson smoked for 37 years. He quit the habit nearly 30 years ago after developing COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). A failing heart, probably caused by smoking, resulted in his receiving a heart transplant in 2007. In June 2018, he was diagnosed with stage four …


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LA VALLEUR COMMUNICATES: Musings by Barbara La Valleur — I Was ‘Mayo-ed’

It’s been an Epic week. So there I was last Thursday in Wahpeton, N.D., at the Red Door Gallery preparing for my next photo exhibit, “A Photojournalist’s Retrospective” highlighting my work of the past 55 years. As I passed Chahinkapa Zoo on my way out of Wahpeton, my cell phone rang. It was Erin, a Mayo Clinic appointment secretary, to …


LA VALLEUR COMMUNICATES: Musings by Barbara La Valleur — The Eyes Have It

OMG! “What a difference a day makes ♪♫♫♪♪♫♫♪,♪♫♫♪,” as the Dinah Washington song goes. Went to Mayo Clinic on Wednesday and had cataract surgery on my left eye. It was a surprisingly easy procedure. The prep time actually took longer than the surgery. I’m now officially a “Patient Lens Implant Identification Card” carrier. The brand name is AcrySof out of Fort …