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'She did everything in her power to live' – Operation Transformation leader pays tribute to her baby who died at just five days old

Jean Tierney and her fiancé Paddy. ‘She did everything in her power to live’ – Operation Transformation leader pays tribute to her baby who died at just five days old Independent.ie One of the leaders on RTE’s Operation Transformation moved viewers to tears when she spoke to presenter Kathryn Thomas about the loss of her… Read More »

8-year-old African child who was flown to the U.S. for surgery by NBA star Dikembe Mutombo has died

(Photo by Marcus Ingram/Getty Images for UNICEF) Former NBA star Dikembe Mutombo is mourning the death of the 8-year-old African boy that he flew to the United States earlier this month for surgery to remove a tumor. The child, Matadi Sela Petit of Kinshasa, Congo, died after suffering a “rare and unpredictable genetic reaction to… Read More »