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  1. A long road to finally get hereRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Paul Murphy, a successful businessman, has been the voice of thalidomide survivors for about 25 years. He was born with flipper-like hands and feet.

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  2. The books of revelations: why are novelists turning back to religion?Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | New Statesman

    Close to the end of White Noise , Don DeLillo's 1984 novel about a professor of Hitler studies who will do just about anything to ease his fear of dying, an elderly nun reveals the secret truth about faith. "Do you think we are stupid?" she asks Jack Gladney, bleeding from the wrist at a Catholic hospital following a botched murder attempt.

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  3. Thalidomide victims invited to Ottawa to talk compensationRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | CBC News

    Thalidomide victim Marie Olney says preparing meals is difficult and other tasks, such as shovelling the walk, are impossible. Health Minister Rona Ambrose says she will meet as soon as next week with thalidomide survivors.

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  4. Thalidomide survivors to meet health minister, House to vote on aid next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

    Minister of Health Rona Ambrose responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons Thursday, November 27, 2014 in Ottawa. Minister of Health Rona Ambrose responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons Thursday, November 27, 2014 in Ottawa.

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  5. New Democrats pleased with government support of our Opposition Day motion for Thalidomide victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Ndp.ca

    The NDP welcomes the confirmation that the Conservative government intends to support our Opposition Day motion to compensate Canadian Thalidomide survivors, who have been fighting to get the care they need for more than five decades. "Thalidomide is one of the worst drug scandals in the history of Canadian health care.

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  6. Thursday, November 27 CommentaryRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | CFRB

    His mother put up the 1-hundred-thousand-dollar surety for bail and that's why Jian Ghomeshi has been ordered to live at his mother's home in Thornhill until the criminal charges against him are dealt with in court. The rough guesstimate is this case probably won't go to trial for another year-and-a-half...if it even gets to trial.

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  7. Tories to back motion giving money to thalidomide victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Globe and Mail

    Thalidomide victim Mercedes Benegbi, centre, NDP MP Libby Davies, right, and Djaouida Sellah speak during a news conference in support of Ms. Davies's motion introduced calling for compensation for thalidomide survivors.

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  8. Press Digest- Canada - Nov 26Read the original story

    Wednesday | Reuters

    The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

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  9. Thalidomide victims press Ottawa for 'full support'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Globe and Mail

    Thalidomide victim Mercedes Benegbi leave Parliament Hill after a news conference in support of NDP MP Libby DaviesA motion introduced on Monday calling for compensation for Thalidomide survivors November 25, 2014 in Ottawa. Thalidomide victim Mercedes Benegbi leave Parliament Hill after a news conference in support of NDP MP Libby DaviesA motion introduced on Monday calling for compensation for Thalidomide survivors November 25, 2014 in Ottawa.

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  10. Calgary thalidomide survivor wants compensation from OttawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | GlobalNews

    A Calgary woman is among the survivors of what some call one of the worst-ever prescription drug disasters who are now calling on the federal government for financial compensation. In the early 1960s, over 100 babies were born with birth defects in Canada after thalidomide was prescribed to pregnant women with morning sickness.

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  11. The best images from around the world for Nov. 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The Globe and Mail

    A woman wearing a mask protests the 28 non-Muslims singled out and killed in the recent attack on a bus in Mandera by Somali militant group al-Shabab in Nairobi, Kenya. A police officer guards a closed street along the West Florissant Ave, where protesters and looters rampaged businesses following the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri.

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  12. Parliament will debate compensation for thalidomide survivorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Ndp.ca

    "Victims of thalidomide have waited for over fifty years to get the support they deserve," said NDP health critic Libby Davies . "I hope we can count on the support of all parties as parliament debates NDP's motion in support of thalidomide survivors."

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  13. Canadian doctor averted disaster by keeping thalidomide out of the U.S.Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | McGill University

    The Globe and Mail: Frances Kelsey has a credo that has served her well through the years, and those years have stretched now to 100. Her voice strong and her gaze firm, she offers advice to those who might face adversity: "Just stick to your guns."

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  14. Calgary Thalidomide victim calls on Ottawa for compensationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | CBC News

    Marie Olney says thalidomide victims such as herself should receive yearly compensation from the federal government, which permitted the birth defect-causing drug to be prescribed in the 1960s. But instead it caused thousands of babies around the world, including more than a hundred in Canada, to be born with severe birth defects.

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  15. Thalidomide victim calls on Canadian government for compensationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | CBC News

    Marie Olney says Thalidomide victims such as herself should receive yearly compensation from the federal government, which permitted the birth defect-causing drug to be prescribed in the 1960s. But instead it caused thousands of babies around the world, including roughly 100 in Canada, to be born with severe birth defects.

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  16. How men who blighted lives of thousands with thalidomide evaded justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The Globe and Mail

    Thalidomide victims Peter Settle, left, and his identical twin brother Paul Settle, right, in Hamilton, Ontario on November 10, 2014. They have yet to receive reasonable compensation from the government or the German drug company Chemie-GrA1 4nenthal.

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  17. Bad drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The Compass

    In 1961, pregnant mothers in Canada were unwitting participants in a cruel lottery. Many were prescribed a promising new sedative to battle morning sickness.

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  18. Major Cancer Drugs Have Come from Unexpected SourcesRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Artdiamondblog.com

    Starting in the last decades of the twentieth century, last decades of the twentieth century, sophisticated genetics and molecular biology have been aimed toward a more precise understanding of the cell's mechanisms. Yet, even here, chance has continued to be a big factor.

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  19. The resilient thalidomiders are in great need as they ageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Globe and Mail

    Thalidomide victim Johanne Hebert speaks on the phone about her pain medication patch which is fixed to her back every three days at her home in Montreal, Quebec on November 14, 2014. The mother of a 28-year-old daughter has no arms and is on strong painkillers for chronic pain.

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  20. There's no excusing how we've treated thalidomide victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Globe and Mail

    They are missing arms and legs, have deformed eyes and hearts and endure constant pain, lifelong symptoms of a monstrous "miracle drug." Thalidomiders have learned to live with those disabilities.

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