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Deal Or No Deal? Plus ~ When Do You Stop Feeling "Young"?

Deal Or No Deal? Plus ~ When Do You Stop Feeling "Young"?
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“It takes a community. It takes a family. It takes a support group, all of that.”

Cleo Nagbe, mother of 17-year-old Ralph Yarl, who suffered from a traumatic brain injury after being shot after mistakenly going to the wrong house to pick up his younger brothers in April. Yarl attended his first major public event since the incident, walking in a race held by an organization that raises awareness about brain injuries and seeks to improve the quality of life for people impacted by brain injury. The man who shot Yarl pleaded not guilty to felony charges of assault in the first degree and armed criminal action.


Tuesday: Republican presidential candidate Florida Governor Ron DeSantis will kick of his campaign in Des Moines, Iowa. Former President Donald Trump, Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, and other Republican presidential hopefuls will also be campaigning in the early-voting state throughout the week. In Texas, Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes will begin her 11-year prison term for defrauding investors over claims about her company's blood-testing technology.

Wednesday: The U.S. House of Representatives are scheduled to vote on a debt limit bill after the President and House Republicans reached a tentative deal over the weekend to suspend the debt ceiling and prevent default. Read more in the cheat sheet below. 👇

Thursday: The Denver Nuggets will face Miami Heat in the NBA Finals. Game 1 begins on Thursday in Denver. Also, on this day in 1968, Helen Keller passed away at age 87. Keller, the first blind and deaf person to earn a bachelor’s degree, published 14 books ranging from topics including memoirs to social, political, and educational issues.

Helen Keller reading braille as a young woman. Photo credit: OHSU

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