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Heavy drinking is killing women in record numbers, and experts fear a coronavirus-related spike | Coronavirus

On her last day of consciousness, Misty Luminais Babin held onto hope. “I choose life,” the 38-year-old told her sister, husband and doctor from inside the Ochsner Medical Center ICU.

But her sister, Aimee Luminais Calamusa, knew it was a choice made too late. A former ICU nurse herself, she was trained to recognize signs of the end. Even after draining 3 liters of fluid from Babin’s abdomen, her liver — mottled and scarred by years of heavy drinking — couldn’t keep up. The fluid had started building up in her lungs and she gasped for air. Without oxygen, her other organs began to fail.

“When I left that day, I knew that would be the last time I talked to her, ever,” said Calamusa. “It was really hard to walk out that door.”

Babin died two days later, on June 14 of this year, after a long struggle with

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Man says woman bleached his clothing in fear of Covid: Richmond Heights Police Blotter

RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Ohio

Family trouble: Richmond Park Drive West

A man reported Sept. 4 that the mother of his child was pouring bleach onto his clothing because of the pandemic. He was not concerned with the clothing but wanted her to leave his apartment. The woman left without further incident and the locks to the apartment were changed since he believed she had a key.

Psychiatric situation: Ruth Ellen Drive

A boy, 14, agreed to go to the hospital Sept. 4 for a mental health evaluation. His guardian said he became angry after she told him not to listen to rap music with vulgar language.

Welfare check: Richmond Road

Officers responded to Five Points Grille Oct. 5 for a report of a woman passed out on the floor in the lady’s restroom. The woman, 24, had vomited and urinated on herself and could not stand on her own. She was

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German Style Boardgames – A Fear of Whales

Juergen Moltmann said that the way to change the world is by playing games.

So I want to talk a bit about the Board Game Renaissance. That is going on in the world right now, and it’s theological importance. A lot of it comes from a new way of thinking about board games, which began in Germany and has since expanded internationally.

American Style board games like Battleship, Risk, and Monopoly, tend to feature militaristic themes, with direct player interaction, player elimination and zero-sum win conditions. This is not only emblematic of certain cultural values, it’s also practically problematic especially in family situations because “Daddy just shot you dead and now you can’t play, you have to sit and watch Daddy and Mommy destroy each other” isn’t fun and doesn’t lead to happy memories.

Monopoly in particular was devised as a thought experiment to teach children how horrible and destructive

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Fear TWD Stars Game For Avengers-Style Crossover With The Walking Dead

The stars of Fear the Walking Dead say they’re game for an Avengers: Endgame-style crossover with The Walking Dead that would bring together the casts of both shows. In Fear‘s sixth season, Morgan (Lennie James) and his group of zombie apocalypse survivors, including Luciana (Danay Garcia) and June (Jenna Elfman), find themselves dispersed across different western settlements controlled by Virginia (Colby Minifie). But Garcia, who compares the characters to “Marvel superheroes,” is ready to assemble survivors from the two shows for the most exciting crossover in the history of the Walking Dead Universe.

“I would love for it to happen and I, honestly, don’t have any preference [who to crossover with],” Garcia told TooFab. “I would love to work with Carol. I love [actress Melissa McBride], I got to meet her in person many times and I love her as a person. I just love our universe

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