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Surgery "will very much change my life."

 05/09/2017 - 02:02
Mexican Juan Pedro Franco, the most obese man in the world at 500 kgs, delivers a press conference to announce the treatment he will undergo in order to lose 10 percent of his body-mass, in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, 21 December 2016. EPA/Ulises Ruiz Basurto
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Mexican Juan Pedro Franco believed to be the most obese man in the world, is preparing for an operation that will reduce his stomach size and hopes that this will enable him to enjoy his hobbies, something he could not do weighing 595 kilos.

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 2:00am
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Mexican Juan Pedro Franco, the most obese man in the world at 500 kgs, delivers a press conference to announce the treatment he will undergo in order to lose 10 percent of his body-mass, in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, 21 December 2016. EPA/Ulises Ruiz Basurto

A day of fun and learning at the Norris Square Carnival

 04/30/2017 - 19:08
Children participate in the frog dance as part of the Norris Square Community Alliance Carnival.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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A family friendly day with music, games for the community

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Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 7:00pm
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Children participate in the frog dance as part of the Norris Square Community Alliance Carnival.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

How Cubans deal with the worst drought in a century

 04/10/2017 - 05:59
Two people filling containers with water at a neighbor's house, in the province of Ciego de Avila, Cuba on Apr. 3, 2017. EFE/Alejandro Ernesto
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Cuba is undergoing one of the worst droughts in over a century, which this year has principally struck the central regions of Ciego de Avila, Sancti Spiritus and Camaguey, where the critical state of the aquifers not only affects the population, but also agriculture, which has had to be shifted to dryland farming.

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Monday, April 10, 2017 - 6:00am
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Two people filling containers with water at a neighbor's house, in the province of Ciego de Avila, Cuba on Apr. 3, 2017. EFE/Alejandro Ernesto

Low-Income older Philadelphians can apply for $20 fresh food vouchers

 07/01/2015 - 14:38
Low-Income older Philadelphians can apply for $20 fresh food vouchers
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The Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) will begin the distribution of $20 food vouchers on July 6 as a part of the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program.

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Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 2:37pm
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