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Seriously Ill Child's Family Persuades Pharmaceutical Company To Share Experimental Drug With Them!

seriously ill childs family persuades pharmaceutical company to share experimental drug with them

We just hope this olive branch extended by the pharmaceutical company isn't too little, too late.

From what we know about Josh Hardy though — the kid is a fighter!

Josh was diagnosed with a rare kind of kidney cancer when he was just nine months old, but he eventually beat it. He went on to beat cancer again when it showed up in his thymus, lung, and bone marrow. However, a bone marrow transplant left Josh, now 7-years-old, fighting for his life against a deadly adenovirus.

Since Josh had tried various treatments that didn't work, his family, according to the FDA, was legally allowed to ask pharmaceutical companies for life-saving experimental drugs - which Josh's family did with Chimerix, who initially

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Ricky Gervais Is PETA's Person Of The Year 2013!

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Ricky Gervais was just named PETA's person of the year!! Whoop whoooop!

Congrats, Ricky Gervais! Ricky has been named PETA's 2013 Person of the Year!!

We feel like every time Ricky comes up in the news, it's because he's saving animals, the environment or the world.

Ricky really makes a difference because he has a seriously large audience!

With his over 5 million twitter followers, Ricky has one hell of a soapbox to stand on!

He said:

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Sesame Street Is Teaching Kids About The Value Of Money

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Sesame Street is taking initiative to teach kids about fixing our economy money while they're young!

The educational programs project called For Me, For You, For Later, uses games, videos, and activities to teach children the importance of saving, spending, and sharing.

They make managing money look so easy, even a pre-schooler can do it! So why can't the rest of America? Ha!

Kids will also learn that while sharing their money with people in need is good, sharing their TIME can be even better!

Check out the video above for the full scoop and to see how smart Sesame Street makes pre-schoolers!

Do U think this program will have any long term benefits for our county's economy?

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