The Daily Populous

Friday August 31st, 2018 night edition

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You never realise how the small world is until you find out that your new colleague is actually the baby you treated 28 years ago.

While most of us haven’t experienced that, that’s exactly what happened to intensive care nurse Vilma Wong.

The 54-year-old was shocked to learn that the new doctor on the block, Brandon Seminatore, was in fact a baby she nursed when he was born.

Vilma has been working in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in Palo Alto, California for 32 years.

When she saw the young doctor’s name, she instantly recognised it but could not place where she’d seen it before.

‘I never expected to meet a provider who took care of me when I was a baby.

‘I’ve come full circle and I’m taking care of babies with the nurse who took care of me. »

College Students Float on Bags of Potato Chips

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Don't you hate how bags of potato chips are really bags of air?

And best of all, they're going to sail a potato chip raft across a river.

You know when you are buying chips, you aren't just getting chips, you are also getting a bag full of air. »

Trouble for Trump: Disapproval at a high, 63% back Mueller, half favor impeachment

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Disapproval of Donald Trump is at a new high, support for the Mueller investigation is broad and half of Americans in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll favor Congress initiating impeachment proceedings against the president.

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Trump’s average approval rating since taking office is the lowest for any president in modern polling since the 1940s. »

Florida couple built drive-thru window at mobile home to sell drugs: cops

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A Florida couple was arrested last week after they were caught allegedly selling drugs out of a drive-thru window they constructed out of the side of their mobile home.

Ocala Police said the couple had turned a kitchen window into a drive-thru so customers would not have to constantly enter and exit their home, potentially drawing unwanted attention, WFTV reported.

Dobbs, 20, has been charged with keeping a dwelling used to sell drugs, possession of drugs with intent to sell, possession of fentanyl and possession of fentanyl with intent to sell, court records show. »

Religion can provide a sense of increased purpose in life for people who are socially disconnected

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New research suggests that having a firmly held religious belief can provide a sense of increased purpose in life among those who are socially disconnected.

“Interestingly, being religious when you are already socially connected confers minimal additional benefit for people’s sense of purpose in life.

“Regardless of religiosity, people who feel socially disconnected report much lower levels of purpose in life than people who feel socially connected. »