When Jack Bauerle isn’t poolside coaching the University of Georgia swim squad, chances are you’ll find him on the tennis court, planning his next big surfing trip, or playing half-court basketball with his buddies.
On Jan. 3, 2010, 12th grade English teacher Sally Baker and her husband, Brad, learned they were expecting a baby. Happily envisioning their family of three, Sally and Brad started hunting for baby names.
At 73 years old, Del Hicks considers himself to be medically fortunate. He enjoys an active and healthy lifestyle. He takes his grandchildren to school each morning and always has a fishing trip to look forward to or housework to be done.
Jill and Jackson Michael have a beautiful family. Their triplets – Jack, Gabriel and Isabella – celebrated their first birthday this spring. It’s hard to imagine, looking at their family, that becoming parents wasn’t easy for the Michaels.
When Jack Tweedell of Buckhead came home after his second stroke, his life was looking pretty bleak. His doctor was suggesting assisted living. For a man who loved independence and the outdoors, it was a difficult time.
Visa Thompson of Monticello knows that the world doesn't stop when the doctor says, "You have breast cancer." The horses still have to be fed, the mortgage still has to be paid, you still want your children to go to college.
Madison County resident Donna West was certain she did not have breast cancer. Yes, there was a painful lump in her breast. Yes, her fiancé had been urging her to get it checked out. But she was strong, active, had no family history of cancer.
James Lakeman of Greensboro puts it bluntly: “For a diabetic, a bag of fast food ought to have a skull and crossbones on it.” Tough words, but he ought to know: his father died from complications of diabetes and in May 2007.