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Entrepreneur Al Copeland: His Fight Against Cancer Continues

When New Orleans-born restaurateur Al Copeland lost his battle with Merkel Cell Carcinoma in 2008, writer Chris Rose wrote, “It’s impossible not to admire the guy, what he did, how he did it and who he made himself to be. That song “My Way”? Yeah, that was his song. Except...

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LSUHealthNO Camp Tiger – Something Truly Special

LSU Health New Orleans Camp Tiger is a summer day camp for children with special needs that is planned, organized and staffed by LSU Health New Orleans medical students. It is the first-year class’s project. While they are adjusting to medical school, these students also raise the funds to operate...

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The Dean Who Made a Difference

August (Gus) J. Rantz III was at the end of his rope. It was the mid-70s and, like so many other Vietnam War veterans, he was struggling. In Gus’ case, he was struggling to support a wife and two kids while attending nursing school at LSU full time. The bills...

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