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  • Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Workers

    11/19/2012 7:59:02 PM PST · by Rabin · 1 replies
    Dow Jones Newswires ^ | November 18, 2012 | Ben Lefebvre
    The U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search for two workers who have been missing since Friday's explosion on their oil and gas production platform off Louisiana's coast, the government said Saturday. Four other workers were in critical but stable condition after suffering large second- and third-degree burns.. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement said Saturday it has established a seven-member team to investigate the explosion and fire. "Witnesses will be interviewed, and documents containing the work procedures for the construction project will be reviewed,"
  • Black Elk: Lakota Holy Man, Catholic Catechist

    05/05/2011 11:36:51 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 10 replies
    patheos.com ^ | May 02, 2011 | Pat McNamara
    In Ages Past Black Elk: Lakota Holy Man, Catholic Catechist Black Elk's conversion was actually where he found true freedom and fulfillment as a healer and teacher. By Pat McNamara, May 02, 2011 In his book Black Elk Speaks, author John Neihardt interviewed a Lakota holy man who recounted pre-reservation life and events he witnessed, including Custer's Last Stand and the Wounded Knee massacre. Later, anthropologist Joseph Epes Brown interviewed Black Elk about Lakota religious traditions for his book The Sacred Pipe (1953). Both works are touched with a certain sadness, that of a man whose best days have...
  • Black Elk is better

    03/13/2010 8:39:53 PM PST · by BlackElk · 25 replies · 805+ views
    March 13 | Wife of Black Elk
    Thanks to all freepers who told Black Elk to do his PT! Your words made all the difference. He's now close to being able to come home. Little Elk and I have made sure he has a clear path to the computer. We are very grateful for your prayers and encouragement. Wife of Black Elk
  • Black Elk

    02/21/2010 7:29:02 PM PST · by BlackElk · 61 replies · 1,094+ views
    02/21 | Wife of Black Elk
    Black Elk is improving on most fronts and doing his PT, thanks to the exhortations of Freepers. (I don't think he would have listened to me about that.) He's getting feisty again, but he could still use prayers about a couple of lingering medical things. Thanks for giving a damn. Wife of Black Elk
  • Blackelk back in hospital (Freeper Vanity)

    01/18/2010 4:46:22 AM PST · by Dr. Sivana · 8 replies · 363+ views
    self | 1/18/2010 | self
    Freeper Blackelk is back in the hospital. Something besides the foot is giving problems. It could be serious. Continued prayers requested.
  • Blackelk update (vanity update on health of fellow Freeper)

    01/08/2010 3:37:21 PM PST · by Dr. Sivana · 13 replies · 421+ views
    self | 1/8/2010 | self
    I talked to the wife of Blackelk today. She tells me that he is scheduled to be out of the hospital on Monday. The infection did not spread. This is all good news.