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  • n  a surgical operation that creates an opening from the colon to the surface of the body to function as an anus
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  • Danvers native, author Gary Larrabee explores story of perseverance in local golf circles
    Throughout his vast research into the Salem Country Club that concluded in a published work on the club’s 100 th anniversary, the North Shore golf historian, author and journalist was fascinated by one of the greatest feats the game — and Salem and the North Shore — had seen: Babe Zaharias’ 1954 U.S. Open victory, despite wearing a colostomy bag necessitated by extensive colorectal cancer ...
    June 19, 2013 - Danvers Herald

  • Brock Lesnar in Hot Momma Celebrity Gossip (blog)
    I was facing a colostomy bag,said Lesnar. "What they wanted to do was go in and remove the bad section of my colon. If the perforation wouldn't have healed itself, I was facing removing my colon.Then they can't reattach right away because...
  • Whoopi Goldberg in New Haven Register (subscription)
    I kept trying to find the right meds to fix this, so I could avoid surgery. I never really accepted that alternative (a colostomy). They'd never had anybody have the surgery and play but they never said I couldn't do it. I knew there were a couple... Fernando Pisani Edmonton Journal Mar 13, 2008 19638 27368 colostomy We have satellites in the sky that can see an ant (expletive) on cotton under the floorboards of this building, but somehow we were unable to find a 7-foot man with a colostomy bag," Goldberg said to an explosion of laughter that cracked her up...

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