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Pope Francis Reflects on Almost Dying of the Flu at 21 in New Book About Navigating the Pandemic

"I have some sense of how people with coronavirus feel as they struggle to breathe on ventilators," Pope Francis writes in his new book, Let Us Dream

Ark. Woman Became an Inadvertent AIDS Activist After Stepping in as Mom for a Victim in the '80s

Ruth Coker Burks — whose memoir All the Young Men is out now — sprung into action when funeral homes wouldn't take the body of a man she comforted in the hospital

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10-Year-Old Girl Killed in 'Tragic' Sledding Accident in Colorado

Ayleen Herrera was one of several children who were being pulled on sleds by a pickup truck, the Colorado State Patrol said