Sue Fish, an experienced clinic escort at the Greater Boston Health Center, first grabs a morning beverage — maybe a coffee or a water — and then checks herself in for her usual shift. Marked by her neon “volunteer” vest, she faces however many protesters will be accompanying her for the day — ranging from a few to a sea of them — and she doesn’t flinch. But there was one instance, just one, the 69-year-old recalled, in which she had to briefly excuse herself, step inside, and take a deep breath. While volunteering, she had made eye contact with a young boy sitting in the nearby Caffe Nero with his father. Soon, the pair began making friendly exchanges — waving at each other and playing hide-and-seek through the window. Within moments, things took a turn. “[The father] stopped to chat, and one of the protesters came over and started saying horrible things to him about that I ‘kill babies’ — and there was a child … [Read more...] about What’s it like being a clinic escort for Planned Parenthood? Meet Sue Fish, an experienced volunteer.
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Ryan Bader, the incumbent Bellator light heavyweight champion, may well be the dark horse in the Heavyweight Grand Prix Tournament as the semi-finals culminate this weekend in Connecticut and New York. As the leading fighters took to the press conference dais in Manhattan on Thursday, the Mohegan Sun Casino competitors weighed in in the next state. “I want to be in the finals for sure," explained Bader, adding on former NFL foe Matt Mitrione: "I’m not thinking about that right now. I’ve got a tough fight against a tough, tough guy. We’re both on the same side so I knew I was going to face him and here we are.” The keys to victory ? “I think speed is a factor in his fights. He’s used to have a speed as a heavyweight, but I’m a light heavyweight that can move, that is explosive and just as strong, if not stronger, than the heavyweights he’s been facing. That takes that speed advantage, that athletic ability away because I have that … [Read more...] about Bellator 207: The lowdown from Ryan Bader and Matt Mitrione; Bob Bakish CEO of VIACOM bullish on Bellator expansion and future
HTV National Desk Published 1:49 pm PDT, Thursday, September 20, 2018 Vanessa Fernandez Arango Vanessa Fernandez Arango Photo: Instagram Click through the gallery to see rock stars, actors and other celebrities who died young. Click through the gallery to see rock stars, actors and other celebrities who died young. Janis Joplin, age 27The Port Arthur, Texas-native died of a heroin overdose on October 4, 1970. Janis Joplin, age 27 The Port Arthur, Texas-native died of a heroin overdose on October 4, 1970. Photo: Associated Press Jim Morrison, age 27The cause of death for The Doors' frontman is unknown, but many speculate he died of a drug overdose on July 3, 1971. Jim Morrison, age 27 The cause of death for The Doors' frontman is unknown, but many speculate he died of a drug overdose on July 3, 1971. … [Read more...] about IVF blogger dies during childbirth after years of trying to get pregnant
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Janelle Nanos Globe Staff July 02, 2018 Getting dressed in the morning can be a chore. So for a week, I outsourced the job to Alexa.Millions of us use Alexa, the artificial intelligence technology behind Amazon’s Echo smart speakers, to get news updates, answer trivia questions, and play music. But the Echo Look, a $199 model released last month, adds a new twist: Alexa can “help you look your best.”The Echo Look experience is eerily familiar to anyone who remembers the desktop computer program that helped Alicia Silverstone’s Cher Horowitz pick just the right outfit in the ’90s film classic “Clueless.” The six-inch device syncs up with your phone and Amazon account and has a hands-free camera to take full-body pictures or 360-degree videos of your outfits. Start voguing for the Look, and … [Read more...] about Amazon dressed me for a week. Here’s what I learned.
Jun 01, 1:19 AM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Sports By Abhinav Kini 06/01/18 AT 12:46 AM 23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams is hoping to go beyond the level of her pre-pregnancy days after reaching the third round of the French Open Thursday.Donning her Wakanda-inspired catsuit again, Williams came back from a set down to defeat Australia's Ashleigh Barty 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 as she continued her quest for a joint-record 24th Grand Slam with Margaret Court currently holding the record.Despite many unforced errors in the first set, the American feels she didn't play that bad, but, was pleased she was able to bounce back in what was a much tougher test for her."I felt like in the first set I didn't play bad. I just didn't make any shots," Williams said after the match, as per BBC. "So I guess it is bad. But I had all the right ideas, like coming to the net and hitting all my shots. They just weren't going … [Read more...] about French Open 2018: Serena Williams Aiming To Be Better Than Pre-Pregnancy Days