It was on July 7, 1977, that Harold Mendenhall, now 84, started donating blood. It's been 35 years now and Mendenhall has donated blood for more than 400 times.
There is a specific reason for which Mendenhall started donating blood. The reason was that Mendenhall's wife Frankie got diagnosed with breast cancer. After her death, Mendenhall was all broken.
Current week marks the National Nursing Home Week. Nurses living all around Florida will be celebrating the efforts put in by the staff, family members and volunteers of a total of around 71,000 nursing home residents.
The celebrations will honor the efforts of the people who have brought a difference in the lives of the nursing home residents.
As per a legal settlement filed this week in US district court, the US Fish and Wildlife Service have two months to look for that in-water nesting and migratory habitat that will be suitable for the endangered species of loggerhead sea turtles. The settlement also mentions that the final protections of the critical habitat must be in place by July 1, 2014.
Now when sinkholes are not anything new in Florida, it is being seen where it could happen next. Lately, a man from Florida was swallowed by the sinkhole while he was sleeping in his bed.
Emergency workers as well as fire crews searched for long and deeply, but the effort eventually had to be abandoned. The man named Jeff Bush was declared dead.
Sinkholes have become far common in Florida and a recent one had been scary as well as it engulfed a man, who was slumbering on February 28 in his home.
Thirtyseven-year-old Jeff Bush was swallowed by the snake hole all of a sudden and a number of people were evacuated so as to prevent any such danger. Now, the focus is on what the sinkhole looked like.