October 12, 2007
Sept. 19, 2007 — A few hours after the birth, the Silveys learn that Lutheran Family and Children’s Services will no longer be able to help them. Houberg says the Silvey‘s case was closed because of “conflicting stories, an inability to find consistency.” The agency gave Michele and Charlie information about where they could get a crib and a car seat for Ann’s car. “It comes down to the fact that our agency is a voluntary program,” Houberg says. “I feel terrible about it, but it’s just the way it has to happen.”
Sept. 24, 2007 — Charlie, Michele, Ann and the baby go to St. Louis to pick up Ka’Mel and Derek a few days after the birth. Once they’re back in Columbia, the Silveys still visit Loaves and Fishes almost every day. Although Michele and her children have a safe, temporary home, the family must again contend with the needs of Ka’Mel, who has epilepsy and serious developmental disabilities. Jacobs calls Michele a survivor but says that presents problems of its own. “In many ways that’s the problem of why she can’t think past today; she’s still in survivor mode,” Jacobs says. “But she’s a kid. Eventually she may learn that, but some people do, some people don’t.”
cells of female cancer patients can be preserved to help restore patients’ fertility after treatment.
Cryopreservation is a procedure by which cells are preserved in liquid nitrogen. Using animal ovaries, MU scientists will refine this process with the hopes of creating a system by which the ovarian
October 11, 2007
Receiver Danario Alexander made sure the Cornhuskers didn’t make a comeback Saturday when his third quarter touchdown gave MU a 34-6 lead.
Katie Bolton, left, and her husband Micah Bolton, right, delayed their honeymoon so they could attend the Homecoming parade and football game last year. Samuel Penning, 4, watches with the Boltons as Marching Mizzou passes. Penning is the Boltons' friends' child.
Fans lined Sixth Street to watch the parade go by during last years event.
Fans lined Sixth Street to watch the Homecoming parade pass by during last year's event.