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‘Sexual shame destroyed my mental health – here’s how burlesque helped’

Priscilla Tonka, aka Sapphira, was raised in a religious sect and as a result grew up filled with with sexual shame, which eventually triggered a mental breakdown. But burlesque helped conquer her demons I was raised in a strict sect of Christians known as the Brethren, based in Melbourne, Australia.  From the outside my life… Read More »

Utah's high altitude may have helped diagnose 8-year-old North Carolina boy's brain tumor, family says

The 8-year-old North Carolina boy was diagnosed with aggressive brain cancer while in Utah for Christmas. (GoFundMe) An 8-year-old North Carolina boy hoping to spend a peaceful Christmas with his family in Utah instead received a devastating and unexpected diagnosis of glioblastoma — an aggressive, cancerous tumor often found in the brain or spine. Perryn Miller… Read More »