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Tempe’s Elaine Dirksen Creates Beauty Despite Lack of Sight

When searching for the miraculous this holiday season, look no further than Elaine Dirksen. Blind in one eye and nearly …

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Seven Siblings Served in World War II. All Came Home.

As World War II raged, countless mothers and fathers held their collective breath, hoping to be reunited with their children …

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From the Black Hills to the Bike Trail, Tempe Woman Can’t Stop Pedaling

  Active Aging Week is upon us yet again and there may be no better local example of aging well …

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Retired Tempe Teacher Still Head of the Class

When Ruth Kearns retired from teaching, she still found herself with a strong desire to impart knowledge to others. That’s …

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For Stan Settles, Life’s a Race

You might call him “Stan the Man” or “The Silver Speed Racer.” Whatever you call him, don’t call Stan Settles …

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Not Your Average Gift Shop

For the past three years, Tempe residents Joanne Crawford and Barbara Hall have been busy doing good. These Friendship Village …

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Still Nursing After All These Years

For Friendship Village’s Evie Hasner, age is truly just a number

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Redemption at The Village: A 6,000-Mile Journey Home

The 6,000-plus-mile journey from Japan to the United States was paved with hardship for a young girl named Keiko.

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Drawing Her Own Retirement

Friendship Village Tempe’s Ann Dellis Shares Her Gift with Neighbors and Friends

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After More Than 50 Years, Old Pals Rekindle Friendship at The Village

It’s not hard to stay in touch with old friends these days. A quick search on Facebook, a friend request …

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