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Born again: tale of a blood cancer survivor

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A blood cancer patient shares the tale of the bone marrow transplant that saved her life. (Public domain photo)

Inside a young blood cancer patient’s thoughts, ordeal, and ultimate connection with a life-saving blood marrow donor. The AIAS student group tells us how we can help the cause in Leipzig, as well.

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Teresa Bergman: longing for Leipzig still

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Teresa Bergman will perform in Leipzig, her favorite city in Germany, on 31 March. Photo: Tim Rochels

Singer Teresa Bergman, from New Zealand, tells us why Leipzig is “secretly [her] favourite city in Germany,” and invites us to come see her play at Horns Erben on 31 March.

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Exams: a series of small deaths and mental breakdowns

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The nightmares, the "thousand deaths" before exams, and the pure relief and joy of being done with them. Photo: public domain

I had to convince myself to get up from under my comforters that successfully protected me from the deadly grips of linguistics monsters, throw some acceptable clothes on and hit the road.

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Joy and pain of kicking stability in the balls

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If I’d stuck around long enough, I’d probably have secured better agreements and/or contracts with house, car, cell phone, boyfriend and job. Instead, I chose to deal a decisive blow to any stability I might have for the foreseeable future. http://leipglo.com

I followed my gut and ran.

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