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By DAN RODRICKS | February 26, 1999
Sarcoidosis is defined by the dictionary as ``a chronic disease of unknown cause, characterized by the formation of nodules resembling true tubercles in the lymph nodes, lungs, bones, skin and other organs.''It primarily afflicts African-Americans. It hit John Anderson last fall and affected his brain. Almost overnight, an active 41-year-old letter carrier known to his customers along Liberty Road as the ``singing mailman'' lost the ability to walk, to speak clearly, to drive a car and to write.
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By JENNIFER SKALKA and JENNIFER SKALKA,SUN REPORTER | April 22, 2006
Lise Van Susteren, the only woman running for Maryland's open U.S. Senate seat, bowed out of the race yesterday, pointing to concern that she would not be able to raise enough money to emerge from the crowded Democratic primary field. A forensic psychiatrist and political neophyte, Van Susteren said in a statement that she would not yet endorse one of her Democratic opponents but promised to help the eventual nominee to victory in November. "We need to elect people from diverse occupational backgrounds, who bring skills honed from success in other areas, and whose life experiences sharpen their passion to consider the lives of real people when making policy," she said.
NEWS
By David Nitkin and David Nitkin,SUN STAFF | September 2, 2005
Psychiatrist Lise Van Susteren, a political novice and sister of Fox News television personality Greta Van Susteren, announced her candidacy for the U.S. Senate yesterday, saying she wants to fix the nation's fractured health care system and doesn't think current officeholders are up to the task. "I am not a career politician. I am a citizen fed up with the way the country is headed," Van Susteren, 54, said during a kickoff speech at the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore. "While they may be well meaning, I have lost confidence that the professional politicians can turn things around," she said.
NEWS
July 27, 2006
Suddeny on July 22, 2006, GRETAbeloved mother of Gary Jr. On view Thursday from 1 to 7 P. M at the Joseph G. Locks Jr., Funeral Home, 1304 N. Central Avenue. Wake from 10 to 11 A. M Friday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Mass to follow. Interment King Memorial Park. Inquiries 410-685-7555.
FEATURES
By Michael Sragow and Michael Sragow,SUN MOVIE CRITIC | October 26, 2001
The Muse in Exile: Emigres and Divas series continues Thursday with Ninotchka, a 1939 romance named for a lovely Bolshevik in Paris played by Greta Garbo. The picture weds the understated virtuosity of Ernst Lubitsch's direction to the unabashed wisecracking of a script by Billy Wilder, Charles Brackett and Walter Reisch. The movie is full of cynical jokes in what became the established Wilder manner: Ninotchka defends Stalin's purges with the declaration, "There are going to be fewer but better Russians!"
NEWS
By Joan Whitson Wallace | November 4, 1990
The wind whipped against my skirt as I hurried to the restaurant. This week had been grueling.I craved the peacefulness of a solitary lunch. I could relate to Greta Garbo's famous line, "I want to be alone." Perhaps that's why I ordered the Greta Garbo sandwich ($3.75) from the menu.Or perhaps I ordered it because it sounded so enticing: chicken salad, bacon, Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato and mayo. I specified pumpernickel bread.The day was so brisk I had to have something warm, like soup.
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By John F. Kelly | August 2, 1993
MARLENE DIETRICH. By Maria Riva. Knopf. 799 pages. $27.50.IF there ever was any question of the gap between the personal lives and public images of Hollywood movie stars, this book on Marlene Dietrich by her daughter, Maria Sieber Riva, should settle it forever. The legendary Dietrich, worshiped by millions, emerges asa mean, spiteful, self-centered, boozing, pill-popping witch obsessed with protecting her sex-goddess image well into her 80s.It's an utterly different portrait from that painted in Maximilian Schell's graceful documentary, "Marlene," and in recent biographies by Donald Spoto ("Blue Angel")
NEWS
November 1, 2004
On October 30, 2004 THE REV. ROBERT F. II (St. James Church, Parkton), beloved husband of Erika Miller (nee Orfield), devoted father of Greta and Brittany Miller. Memorial services will be held Wednesday, November 3 at 2 P.M. at St. John's Church, Western Run Parish, Glyndon. Please omit flowers. Interment private. Arrangements by Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, Manchester, MD.
NEWS
September 28, 2004
On September 23, 2004, IRENE WELLS; loving mother of Greta Hines, Cynthia Glenn, Lauren Wells, Ervine Thomas, Arlene Walls and Benjamin Glenn. She is also survived by 16 grandchildren, 10 great-grand and a host of other relatives and friends. Friends may call at the family owned March Funeral Home West, Inc., 4300 Wabash Avenue, on Tuesday after 9, where family will receive friends on Wednesday at 11:30, followed by funeral services at 12 noon.
SPORTS
By FROM STAFF REPORTS | May 7, 2000
Sonja Olson scored seven goals and Elizabeth Vaughan added five to power Key to a 15-9 victory over Oldfields in the IAAM C Conference girls lacrosse championship yesterday. Key (13-2) trailed 4-3 early before scoring twice in a 96-second span and never looked back. Beth Bafford added two goals and two assists for Key. Ann Showell and Greta Styles had three goals each for Oldfields.
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