Just a Bad Joke

This was a Facebook post. Reportedly just a joke, says Andre Curry, the father of the child, who also texted the photo to the child’s mother, writing: “Mommy help me.” The mother, Yesmin, 21, testified in a Chicago courtroom this week as Andre faced charges of unlawful restraint and domestic battery. Andre maintained it was all [Read More…]

Empathy: The rope that binds us

Nathan and Elisa Bond have cancer. His cancer — stage 3 colorectal- was diagnosed in February. Hers — metastatic breast cancer — only days later. Elisa’s cancer is considered incurable. Nathan has about a 60 percent chance of recovery. If all that wasn’t tragic enough, the young couple have an 18-month-old daughter, Sadie. Perhaps you [Read More…]