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THE BEST GIFT FOR CHRISTMAS MINT PROS EVENT


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A great present for the Yankee Fan in your life!

MINTPROS.com is proud to present:

Yankee Stadium
Legends Suite Games



Yankees vs Cleveland IndiansSaturday, August 17, 2019 (Game time TBA)2019 Yankee Stadium Legend Suite GameWatch the 2019 NEW YORK YANKEES



In a private suite at Yankee Stadium surrounded by some of your Yankee idols like past guest – Ron Guidry, Dwight Gooden, Mariano Rivera, Roy White, David Cone and so many more.

With our Mint Pros “Yankee Legends Suite Game” gift certificate your guest will enjoy a Yankees Game in a private suite with several former Yankee Legends who will sign autographs, pose for photos and tell stories of their Yankee playing days.

Our “Yankee Legends Suite Game” offers a full ball park buffet, non-alcoholic beverages, autographs, photos and a great time – ALL INCLUDED

Meet & Greet two or more NY Yankee Legends,
in the suite watching and enjoying the game with you.

Past Yankees legends:

Mariano Rivera * Bucky Dent
Dwight Gooden * Mickey Rivers
Ron Guidry * Shane Spencer
Goose Gossage * David Wells
Jeff Nelson * Jim Leyritz
David Cone * Michael Kay
Darryl Strawberry* Ron Blomberg
Roy White * Jesse Barfield
Homer Bush * Charlie Hayes
Ramiro Mendoza * Fritz Peterson
Chris Chambliss * John Wetteland
Willie Randolph * Graig Nettles
Mike Torrez  * TanyonSturtze
Rick Cerone * Sparky Lyle
Cecil Fielder * Pat Kelly
& many more

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WE ARE THE MIGHTY FAMILY JOSE RAMON CASTRO (9/11)


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18 YEARS AGO WE LOST A GOOD FRIEND ON THIS DAY. WE WILL ALWAYS HONOR HIM, AND THE MANY PEOPLE THAT LOST THEIR LIVES ON THIS HORRIBLE DAY. LOVE ONE ANOTHER AND THIS WORLD WILL BE A BETTER PLACE. RAY LOVED TO LAUGH AND PLAY MUSIC. REST IN PEACE. WE LOVE YOU.

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Jose Raymond Castro
Comfort Food With Spice

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Jose Raymond Castro began cooking at age 9 in a little house on Rosedale Avenue in the Bronx. His mother liked yellow, so she had painted the kitchen bright yellow. She let him cook eggs first. Then came rice, beans, pork, seasoning, the works. Mr. Castro, 37, was fascinated with food.

He started working at 13, delivering food, preparing food, cooking in restaurants around the city. When the World Trade Center was attacked on Tuesday, he was working as a prep cook in a food court on the 101st floor of one of the towers, readying food for the chef.

He specialized in sophisticated food, said his sister, Maritza. “Because that’s what people in Manhattan liked to eat.” But at home in the South Bronx, he cooked for his family: pernil, rice with gandules, lasagna, ziti, rice pudding, honey-glazed turkey on Thanksgiving.

“They had a son three years ago,” Ms. Castro said of her brother and his wife, Gladys. “Oh, that’s the love of his life, and I do mean the love of his life. He looks just like him, too. He’s light-skinned, dirty-blond hair, hazel eyes, skinny just like my brother.”

Profile courtesy of THE NEW YORK TIMES

 

THE MIGHTY FAMILY Government’s Role in Mesothelioma Research.


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ARTICLE BY ASBESTOS.COM

The government plays a small role funding mesothelioma research compared to funding other cancers. Federal organizations that provide funding include the National Cancer Institute, Department of Defense, FDA-sanctioned clinical trials and the National Mesothelioma Virtual Bank.

There are a couple reasons why government funding for mesothelioma research lags far behind that of other cancers. The first is that the number of people affected by mesothelioma is small in comparison, with an estimated 3,000 new cases diagnosed each year.
Another challenge for finding government funding for mesothelioma research is the public’s relative lack of awareness about the illness. When there is less awareness of a particular disease, there is less pressure on Congress to fund it accordingly.
However, mesothelioma researchers and patient advocacy groups are working to secure more funding to help people diagnosed with mesothelioma.
Doctors and scientists are securing additional grants to fund new breakthroughs in treatment methods. Patient advocacy groups are lobbying for more funding for research and clinical trials. Thanks to these efforts, mesothelioma is receiving more federal funding than ever before.

Federal Funding for Mesothelioma Compared to Other Cancers

NCI’s total 2019 budget is $5.75 billion. This figure represents a $79 million increase from the institute’s 2018 budget.
Funds are given to various research institutions based on the incidences and death rates of the most common types of cancer and other non-measurable factors.
In 2017, breast cancer research received $545 million, which is more federal funding than any other cancer. That cancer takes in three times the funding of lung cancer research even though its death rate is one-fourth the amount. This is because of greater public awareness of breast cancer and more intensive lobbying.
In comparison, federal funding for mesothelioma research was only $6 million or 0.1 percent of the institute’s annual budget from 2004-2007.
However, funding for mesothelioma appears to be increasing. For example, the Abramson Cancer Center received a $10.7 million grant in 2019 to study CAR-T cell therapy as a treatment for mesothelioma.

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IABF – Mets Italian Heritage Game


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I.A.B.F. EVENT LINK 7/23/19

The IABF – Italian American Baseball Foundation is honored to partner with the New York Mets on Italian Heritage Night at Citi Field on Tuesday July 23 – 7:10 – Mets vs Padres

Watch NY Mets & team Italia’s Brandon Nimmo square off against Padres ace pitcher Joey Lucchesi as the pennant race heats up.

The Mets will donate a portion of the ticket proceeds purchased from the attached link to the IABF. (click on the Mets photo)

3 seating locations to choose from starting at just $23.00
Lower field seats are only $74.00.

Please join us at Citi Field on Tuesday July 23 for a great time celebrating Italian Heritage night and the IABF by purchasing tickets from the attached link.
Bring your friends and families !
Grazie

https://groupmatics.events/event/IABF2

http://www.iabf.foundation

IABF – Mets Italian Heritage Game


The IABF – Italian American Baseball Foundation is honored to partner with the New York Mets on Italian Heritage Night at Citi Field on Tuesday July 23 – 7:10 – Mets vs Padres

Watch NY Mets & team Italia’s Brandon Nimmo square off against Padres ace pitcher Joey Lucchesi as the pennant race heats up.

The Mets will donate a portion of the ticket proceeds purchased from the attached link to the IABF. (click on the Mets photo)

3 seating locations to choose from starting at just $23.00
Lower field seats are only $74.00.

Please join us at Citi Field on Tuesday July 23 for a great time celebrating Italian Heritage night and the IABF by purchasing tickets from the attached link.
Bring your friends and families !
Grazie

https://groupmatics.events/event/IABF2

http://www.iabf.foundation

IABF – Mets Italian Heritage Game


The IABF – Italian American Baseball Foundation is honored to partner with the New York Mets on Italian Heritage Night at Citi Field on Tuesday July 23 – 7:10 – Mets vs Padres

Watch NY Mets & team Italia’s Brandon Nimmo square off against Padres ace pitcher Joey Lucchesi as the pennant race heats up.

The Mets will donate a portion of the ticket proceeds purchased from the attached link to the IABF. (click on the Mets photo)

3 seating locations to choose from starting at just $23.00
Lower field seats are only $74.00.

Please join us at Citi Field on Tuesday July 23 for a great time celebrating Italian Heritage night and the IABF by purchasing tickets from the attached link.
Bring your friends and families !
Grazie

https://groupmatics.events/event/IABF2

http://www.iabf.foundation

WE ARE THE MIGHTY FAMILY. WE NEVER GIVE UP.


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 WE STRUGGLE DAY IN AND DAY OUT BUT OUR WILL TO FIGHT WILL NEVER STOP. WE MIGHT GET WEAK BUT WE NEVER GIVE UP. I KNOW THAT NOT MANY PEOPLE KNOW ABOUT MESOTHELIOMA.

WHAT IS PERITONEAL MESOTHELIOMA

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IT’S FUNNY HOW LIFE REALLY IS. ONE DAY YOU MIGHT HIT ROCK BOTTOM AND THE NEXT DAY YOU ARE ON TOP OF THE WORLD. PEOPLE LIKE TO SAY THINGS LIKE ” IT IS WHAT IT IS” OR “TOMORROW WILL BE A BETTER DAY.” BUT IS IT REALLY GOING TO BE A BETTER DAY TOMORROW OR IS IT REALLY WHAT IT IS? I CAN’T ANSWER THOSE QUESTIONS BECAUSEE I REALLY DON’T KNOW.

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PEOPLE WILL NEVER KNOW HOW YOU TRULLY FEEL NO ONE WILL EVER SEE HOW TORN APART YOU REALLY ARE. NO ONE CAN SEE OR FEEL WHAT YOU FEEL. ONLY YOU KNOW WHAT IS GOING THROUGH YOUR MIND AND WHAT YOU FEEL IN YOUR HEART. THE PEOPLE AROUND YOU ARE GOING THROUGH THEIR OWN STRUGGLES. SO SOME PEOPLE MIGHT HAVE SOME KIND OF UNDERSTANDING.THE TRUTH OF THE MATTER IS THAT SOME PEOPLE WILL NOT CARE UNLESS IT’S HAPPENING TO THEM.

THERE ARE DAYS I WAKE UP MORE TIRED, THAN BEFORE GOING TO SLEEP. I LOSE TRACK OF DAYS AND TIME. I WORK OVERNIGHTS SO MY BODY FEELS LIKE IT IS RUNNING ON FUMES. I CAN’T GIVE UP, EVEN THOUGH EVERYTHING AROUND ME TELLS ME TO. EVEN IF THE UNIVERSE HAS LAID A FOUNDAITION OF STRUGGLES IN MY PATH, I CANNOT GIVE UP.

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THE UNIVERSE IS A GRAND MYSTERY. NOTHING IS EVER WRITTEN IN STONE. WE GET TO MAKE CHOICES IN LIFE. SOME ARE GOOD AND SOME ARE BAD. SOMETIMES THE UNIVERSE JUST THROWS YOU CURVE BALLS. YOU EITHER SWING AND MISS OR YOU HIT IT OUT OF THE PARK. EITHER WAY A PERSON LEARNS FROM THE CHOICES WE MAKE.

I HAVE FAITH IN HUMANITY, EVEN IF PEOPLE TEND TO LET US DOWN. I HAVE MUCH TO FIGHT FOR. I HAVE STRUGGLED ENOUGH TO KNOW THAT AS LONG AS I HAVE ONE MORE BREATH IN MY BODY I CAN’T GIVE UP. I ONCE WAS LOST, BUT NOW I AM FOUND. THE UNIVERSE AS IT ALWAYS DOES LEADS YOU TO YOUR DESTINY. THEY SAY YESTERDAY IS HISTORY AND TOMORROW IS A MYSTERY.

OUR MINDS CAN LEAD US INTO FAILURE AS MUCH AS IT COULD LEAD US ON TO VICTORY. THE MIND CAN BE OUR BEST FRIEND AND OUR WORST ENEMY ALL AT THE SAME TIME. VOICES IN OUR HEADS CAN MAKE US SCARED AND ALONE. THE TRUST IN GOD AND FAITH FOR A BETTER TOMORROW FILLS MY HEART WITH JOY. I CAN’T GIVE UP.

FOR I SEE HER STRUGGLE, TUMBLE, AND ALMOST FALL SHE WALKS WITH HER HEAD UP HIGH AND HER CHEST OUT AND STRONG. HER FEAR IS TO LEAVE US ALONE FOR WE MIGHT NOT STAND AND WALK. SHE IS OUR WORLD AND WE WILL BE LOST WITHOUT HER. WE ASK FOR GOD TO GUIDE US AND BRIGHTEN UP OUR PATH FOR SHE WILL ALWAYS BE OUR GUIDING LIGHT. WE CAN’T GIVE UP.

ANGIE’S FIGHT…. 2 SURGERY LATER AND SHE IS STILL FIGHTING.


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AFTER 2 SURGERY AND WHAT SEEMS TO BE A MILLION CHEMO TREATMENT. WE REFUSE TO EVER GIVE UP. ANGIE HAS A LOT TO FIGHT FOR. OUR DAUGHTER’S.

AS A CAREGIVER, FATHER AND HUSBAND I WOULD DO WHATEVER IT TAKES TO KEEP ANGIE MOTIVATED. CHEMO SESSION COULD BE OVERWHELMING AND SURGERY CAN KNOCK A PERSON OUT. MY WIFE HAS NEVER LOOK MORE BEAUTIFUL AND I KEEP FALLING IN LOVE WITH HER MORE AND MORE AS EACH DAY PASSES BY. ANGIE IS THE STRONGEST PERSON I KNOW.

IF YOU EVER FEEL DOWN AND THINK THAT THINGS ARE NOT GOING YOUR WAY. WELL JUST LOOK AND READ. ANYONE THAT IS DEALING WITH ANY TYPE OF CANCER OR WITH MESOTHELIOMA HAS TO ENDURE SO MUCH MORE THAT WE COULD EVER IMAGINE EVERY SINGLE DAY.

PLEASE DONATE @CUREMESO.ORG

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On September 20th, 2016 my wife had a real bad stomach pain. She went to the hospital to have her self-checked out. They found fluids in her abdomen and saw that her liver was too big. This was the start of our living nightmare.

After almost ten days in the hospital doctors could not figure out what was causing this disruption in my wife body. After what felt like a million tests done on her they told us they suspected Cancer to be the cause of it and that they wanted to do a biopsy of something they saw in her stomach lining.

Two weeks after the biopsy we got the results. With a sad and heavy heart we now know that she has stage 4 mesothelioma. This is an asbestos caused Cancer.

mes·o·the·li·o·ma

ˈmezəˌTHēlēˈōmə,ˌmē-/

noun: mesothelioma; plural noun: mesotheliomas

a cancer of mesothelial tissue, associated especially with exposure to asbestos.

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That initial second they tell you that it is stage 4 cancer it feels like you just got hit with a baseball bat. I felt scared, weak, and lost in this world with just the thought of losing my wife. A million more thoughts ran through my mind and it became harder to focus on anything else being said. I kept thinking of our daughters. I knew I had to readjust myself.

After the initial reaction I started to focus more on how much harder this was on my wife. She had this look on her face as she felt guilty that she was putting us through this. As I hugged her and told her we are going to fight this and that this was not her fault she just apologized. My heart broke and I started to cry. She looked at me and told me to stop crying as she needs me to be the strong one and be the rock to keep our family strong.

We would like to take this time to thank all of our friends and family for the great support. All we ask for is prayers and good thoughts for us. Please people if you can donate money to charities like Stand Up For Cancer and the American Cancer Society. We are in the process of taking my wife to Memorial Sloan Kettering Center so if you can donate and help them help us we would appreciate it.

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ANGIE’S FIGHT…. 2 SURGERY LATER AND SHE IS STILL FIGHTING.


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AFTER 2 SURGERY AND WHAT SEEMS TO BE A MILLION CHEMO TREATMENT. WE REFUSE TO EVER GIVE UP. ANGIE HAS A LOT TO FIGHT FOR. OUR DAUGHTER’S.

AS A CAREGIVER, FATHER AND HUSBAND I WOULD DO WHATEVER IT TAKES TO KEEP ANGIE MOTIVATED. CHEMO SESSION COULD BE OVERWHELMING AND SURGERY CAN KNOCK A PERSON OUT. MY WIFE HAS NEVER LOOK MORE BEAUTIFUL AND I KEEP FALLING IN LOVE WITH HER MORE AND MORE AS EACH DAY PASSES BY. ANGIE IS THE STRONGEST PERSON I KNOW.

IF YOU EVER FEEL DOWN AND THINK THAT THINGS ARE NOT GOING YOUR WAY. WELL JUST LOOK AND READ. ANYONE THAT IS DEALING WITH ANY TYPE OF CANCER OR WITH MESOTHELIOMA HAS TO ENDURE SO MUCH MORE THAT WE COULD EVER IMAGINE EVERY SINGLE DAY.

PLEASE DONATE @CUREMESO.ORG

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On September 20th, 2016 my wife had a real bad stomach pain. She went to the hospital to have her self-checked out. They found fluids in her abdomen and saw that her liver was too big. This was the start of our living nightmare.

After almost ten days in the hospital doctors could not figure out what was causing this disruption in my wife body. After what felt like a million tests done on her they told us they suspected Cancer to be the cause of it and that they wanted to do a biopsy of something they saw in her stomach lining.

Two weeks after the biopsy we got the results. With a sad and heavy heart we now know that she has stage 4 mesothelioma. This is an asbestos caused Cancer.

mes·o·the·li·o·ma

ˈmezəˌTHēlēˈōmə,ˌmē-/

noun: mesothelioma; plural noun: mesotheliomas

a cancer of mesothelial tissue, associated especially with exposure to asbestos.

20190405_0420238661322114715849672.jpg

That initial second they tell you that it is stage 4 cancer it feels like you just got hit with a baseball bat. I felt scared, weak, and lost in this world with just the thought of losing my wife. A million more thoughts ran through my mind and it became harder to focus on anything else being said. I kept thinking of our daughters. I knew I had to readjust myself.

After the initial reaction I started to focus more on how much harder this was on my wife. She had this look on her face as she felt guilty that she was putting us through this. As I hugged her and told her we are going to fight this and that this was not her fault she just apologized. My heart broke and I started to cry. She looked at me and told me to stop crying as she needs me to be the strong one and be the rock to keep our family strong.

We would like to take this time to thank all of our friends and family for the great support. All we ask for is prayers and good thoughts for us. Please people if you can donate money to charities like Stand Up For Cancer and the American Cancer Society. We are in the process of taking my wife to Memorial Sloan Kettering Center so if you can donate and help them help us we would appreciate it.

111112816447709746628687.jpeg

ANGIE’S FIGHT…. 2 SURGERY LATER AND SHE IS STILL FIGHTING.


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AFTER 2 SURGERY AND WHAT SEEMS TO BE A MILLION CHEMO TREATMENT. WE REFUSE TO EVER GIVE UP. ANGIE HAS A LOT TO FIGHT FOR. OUR DAUGHTER’S.

AS A CAREGIVER, FATHER AND HUSBAND I WOULD DO WHATEVER IT TAKES TO KEEP ANGIE MOTIVATED. CHEMO SESSION COULD BE OVERWHELMING AND SURGERY CAN KNOCK A PERSON OUT. MY WIFE HAS NEVER LOOK MORE BEAUTIFUL AND I KEEP FALLING IN LOVE WITH HER MORE AND MORE AS EACH DAY PASSES BY. ANGIE IS THE STRONGEST PERSON I KNOW.

IF YOU EVER FEEL DOWN AND THINK THAT THINGS ARE NOT GOING YOUR WAY. WELL JUST LOOK AND READ. ANYONE THAT IS DEALING WITH ANY TYPE OF CANCER OR WITH MESOTHELIOMA HAS TO ENDURE SO MUCH MORE THAT WE COULD EVER IMAGINE EVERY SINGLE DAY.

PLEASE DONATE @CUREMESO.ORG

20190404_043853952756728297878849.jpg

On September 20th, 2016 my wife had a real bad stomach pain. She went to the hospital to have her self-checked out. They found fluids in her abdomen and saw that her liver was too big. This was the start of our living nightmare.

After almost ten days in the hospital doctors could not figure out what was causing this disruption in my wife body. After what felt like a million tests done on her they told us they suspected Cancer to be the cause of it and that they wanted to do a biopsy of something they saw in her stomach lining.

Two weeks after the biopsy we got the results. With a sad and heavy heart we now know that she has stage 4 mesothelioma. This is an asbestos caused Cancer.

mes·o·the·li·o·ma

ˈmezəˌTHēlēˈōmə,ˌmē-/

noun: mesothelioma; plural noun: mesotheliomas

a cancer of mesothelial tissue, associated especially with exposure to asbestos.

20190405_0420238661322114715849672.jpg

That initial second they tell you that it is stage 4 cancer it feels like you just got hit with a baseball bat. I felt scared, weak, and lost in this world with just the thought of losing my wife. A million more thoughts ran through my mind and it became harder to focus on anything else being said. I kept thinking of our daughters. I knew I had to readjust myself.

After the initial reaction I started to focus more on how much harder this was on my wife. She had this look on her face as she felt guilty that she was putting us through this. As I hugged her and told her we are going to fight this and that this was not her fault she just apologized. My heart broke and I started to cry. She looked at me and told me to stop crying as she needs me to be the strong one and be the rock to keep our family strong.

We would like to take this time to thank all of our friends and family for the great support. All we ask for is prayers and good thoughts for us. Please people if you can donate money to charities like Stand Up For Cancer and the American Cancer Society. We are in the process of taking my wife to Memorial Sloan Kettering Center so if you can donate and help them help us we would appreciate it.

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PLEASE DONATE CUREMESO.ORG


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WE WILL LIKE TO THANK EVERYONE FOR THEIR PRAYERS AND SUPPORT. WE HAVE ALL OUR FAITH IN GOD. WITHOUT YOU ALL OUR ENERGY AND STRENGHT WOULD HAVE BEEN DRAINED OUT. YOU KEPT US GOING STRONG.

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I WOULD LIKE TO TAKE THIS TIME TO ALSO THANK THE MESOTHELIOMA APPLIED RESEARCH FOUNDATION. THEY HAVE A GREAT SUPPORT GROUP THAT REALLY HELPED ME AND MY FAMILY THROUGH OUT MY WIFE SURGERY LAST WEEK

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I AM ASKING ALL THAT ARE READING THIS BLOG TO PLEASE GO ONLINE AND DONATE TO THE CUREMESO.ORG THEY REALLY TAKE THEIR TIME NOT ONLY TO EXPLAIN TO PEOPLE WHAT MESOTHELIOMA IS AND THEY TAKE THEIR TIME ALSO TO CARE FOR ANYONE WHO IS DEALING WITH MESOTHELIOMA AND OR THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS.

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