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Friday January 6, 2012    07:37 PM
ELON — Human rights advocates estimate that as many as 30,000 people were tortured and killed in Argentina from 1976 to 1983 in what was known as The Dirty War.

To this day, some Americans have never heard of it.

Brynne Miller, an Elon University graduate of the Masters of Arts in Interactive Media program in 2010, said her own parents had never heard of the atrocities in Argentina’s history.

That is until her father, Dr. C.A. Tuggle, professor and director of the journalism program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), went to Argentina in the summer of 2009 to teach.

“We went down there and lived for five weeks,” Miller said in a recent phone interview.



Thursday January 5, 2012    07:02 PM
I came to prison a changed woman. Unrecognizable as the former woman I had been; a devoted mother, wife, sister, daughter, friend; a contributing member of society. Choices I made that fateful day had hurt the people that mattered most and forever changed our lives. I was haunted by guilt, shame, anger, loneliness and anguish. How could saying I’m sorry ever be enough? Would people ever forgive me? Would I ever learn to forgive myself?

My acceptance into the Coffee Creek Puppy Program has brought new light into my life. All I’ve learned within this program has helped me be more confident, helped me grow, helped me cope with life within these walls. I had been emotionally closed off, but


Wednesday January 4, 2012    01:19 PM
ANIMAL lover who set up a foundation to help stray, injured or unwanted animals has teamed up with former world champion boxer Jane Couch to save the life of a former racehorse.

Sarah Ross, 46, set up the Patch Foundation four years ago after rescuing a Jack Russell terrier which had been thrown from a moving car by travellers in Patchway.

The dog, Patch, was taken to the RSPCA in Bristol where vets said he needed costly MRI scans and neurological surgery if he was to survive.

Rather than put Patch to sleep, Sarah took him on, raising the £4,000 needed for his operations and ongoing care – with £2,500 being raised as a result of an appeal in the Evening Post.

Businesswoman Sarah,


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