Category: Cover Stories
Girl Scouting teaches girls a lot of valuable life skills. Those skills helped one young Girl Scout from southern Indiana act bravely in a scary situation when her nurse and caregiver faced a potentially life-threatening medical crisis.
Jim Shields’ earliest memory is harrowing. “I was being molested in the back of a pick-up truck,” he said. “I was lonely – alone – in a house with three siblings, my mother and whatever companion she had at the time, and it was a longing for not what I was in.”
Adam Kleinert felt like a bundle of nerves as he watched television reports show live coverage of an enormous tornado – at least a mile wide – rip through parts of Oklahoma City, devastating the suburb of Moore, on May 20.
As the realization of a lifelong dream unfolded before him on a soggy first Saturday in May at Churchill Downs, Claude Ray “Shug” McGaughey was not watching from a warm and cozy spot on Millionaires Row, over even one of the Churchill Downs boxes in Section 318 where the connections of Kentucky Derby runners spend some of the most anxious two-minute increments of their lives.