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Nintendo’s Refusal to Allow Saved Game Backups is Driving Switch Hacking

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When Nintendo’s Switch first launched, it wasn’t immediately clear if the console would post strong initial sales and then fade away, like the Wii U did, or if this would be the system to put Nintendo back on the gaming map. It’s now obvious that the Switch’s early surge was no outlier; the console has already moved over 5 million units and has outsold the PS4 and Xbox One in North America four times in…

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Boy, 8, meets the bone marrow donor who saved his life

An 8-year-old cancer survivor met the stranger who donated her bone marrow to him for the very first time on “Good Morning America” today. “Thank you for saving my life,” A.J. told his donor, Alex Momany, during the emotional meeting. “It was my pleasure,” Momany, 24, replied. A.J., 8, was connected with Momany through the Be the Match Bone Marrow Registry. What an inspiring morning. Until this point, A.J.’s family and Momany had only communicated on the phone, but now they’re “looking forward to sharing life with her” A.J.’s…

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Rites of Passage: The Dealer Who Saved My Life

Rites of Passage By BARRY MICHAEL COOPER Sometimes when I dream, I imagine the sky over Harlem is a lofty arc of stained glass. A dusted copper heaven streaked with gold and siphoned from Klimt’s aureate imagination. A profanely ornate firmament raining down with the cherubic drug dealers I grew up with in the 1970s. A legion of natty angels, felled by the hubris of fraudulent invincibility. One might envision them as the offspring of Icarus. I call them The Scramblin’ Kids of Harlem. This specific thought occurred to me…

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How 2 surgeons, bomb expert saved a soldier with a grenade in his torso

It was a sunny spring day in eastern Afghanistan on March 16, 2006, when U.S. army soldiers in the Alpha Company headed out on patrol into the heart of Taliban country. Capt. Billy Mariani, Private Channing Moss and Staff Sgt. Eric Wynn were part of a convoy on the move, with Moss manning a gun in the vehicle. Also on the Humvee with them was an army medic named Jared Angell, whom the men called simply, “Doc.” Watch the full story on “20/20: The Good Doctors: Brilliance and Bravery,” Wednesday,…

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'A pedometer saved my life': How I became fit in my 60s

Graham Ward was 60 when he was diagnosed with type II diabetes. It came after decades of eating and drinking too much in a high-stress, sedentary job: “It was an explosion waiting to happen,” he said. For Graham, whose wife had become increasingly disabled through multiple sclerosis, the diagnosis was a wake-up call. “I need to be able to help her – and I need to be around for longer,” he said. Graham is not alone in his diagnosis. Public Health England estimates that 42% of 45- to 64-year-olds have…

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