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VALERIE SCHULTZ: Supporting each other in our suffering

By VALERIE SCHULTZ, For The Californian
Friday, Oct 24 2014 11:14 AM

As the blues musician David Bromberg sings, "You've got to suffer if you wanna sing the blues." But really, you've got to suffer if you are a human being. Even the most seemingly charmed life endures its times of suffering, be they great or trifling, spiritual or physical, brief or extended, temporary or final. Let's face it: We avoid suffering. Who wants to suffer? We'd rather not. We want life...

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    Tuesday, Oct 21 2014 06:45 PM

    Officials at the Kern County Department of Public Health sought Tuesday to ease the public's fears regarding Ebola, while at the same time assure area residents they are actively reviewing care and containment procedures should an active case be diagnosed here.

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