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Doctors Use Part Of Woman’s Arm To Make A Replacement Tongue After She Was Diagnosed With Cancer

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A British woman identified as  Rebecca Patterson has undergone groundbreaking surgery to replace her tongue with arm tissue after battling cancer.

Rebecca was 38 when she was diagnosed with tongue cancer in April 2018 shortly after getting engaged. She had a sore spot on her tongue and a white patch in her mouth for about eight years which never went away.

She was initially diagnosed with oral thrush but she was in so much pain she could barely speak or eat. She then had a biopsy and received the devastating call from a nurse telling her its ‘cancer’.

Patterson said: ‘You can never prepare yourself for hearing the words ”it’s cancer’. I sat in the consultant’s room trying to process what was happening thinking am I going to die?

Will I lose my tongue? How will life ever be normal again? My world had shattered into a million pieces. I remember saying to the consultant: ‘I can’t have cancer, my life with my fiancé is just beginning.’

‘I wanted answers to all these questions but didn’t want to hear them. I felt so overwhelmed with different emotions. I also kept flitting between feeling physically sick with worry – to relief that I finally had a concrete answer.’

After the diagnosis, Mrs Patterson underwent 11 and a half hours of surgery at the Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham. Surgeons removed the right side of her tongue and then removed the skin and an artery from her left arm to build her a new tongue.

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The team of doctors also removed the right lymph nodes in her neck and two back teeth so the tongue would fit.

Patterson added: ‘I woke to find my arm bandaged, two drains coming out of my neck, a tracheostomy and a feeding tube.  ‘Whilst recovering in hospital, I went through a lot of ups and downs. I couldn’t speak for a week and could only communicate through writing everything down.

‘My trachea would leak, and I would end up with crusty secretions around my neck, my arm was like a dead weight and I had very restricted movement in my neck. ‘I couldn’t do anything independently and relied on the nurses to wash, dress and move me. I felt trapped inside my own body. My self-esteem was at an all-time low.’

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NAM1 Rents Out Menzgold Head Office To Raise Some Money To Pay His Debts

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From the look of things, Nana Appiah Mensah aka NAM1 who used to be one of Ghana’s darling boys in terms of money is gradually becoming a beggar.

This is because Nana Appiah Mensah, the embattled boss of the failed gold dealership, Menzgold is now renting out offices of Menzgold basically to raise some money to cater to his million debts.

Y’all remember how he scammed thousands of Ghanaians including Ph.D. holders, big-time politicians, kings, nurses, musicians, others with his gold dealership company, Menzgold.

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USA: Wrongfully Convicted Man Awarded $1.5 Million After Spending 23 Years In Prison

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Lamonte McIntyre, from Kansas, USA has been awarded $1.5 million after being wrongfully convicted for two murders he didn’t commit and spending 23 years in prison.

Lamonte was convicted and sentenced to two terms of life in prison for the murders of Donald Ewing and Doniel Quinn back in 1994 after both victims had been shot in midday while in their car. Lamonte who was 17 at the time was not physically present and no evidence or motive linked him to the crime.

According to The Associated Press, Lamonte has been fighting for his freedom for the past 8 years and in court documents he alleged that the prosecutor in the case intimidated witnesses after they told her that Lamonte did not look like the shooter once they saw him in person. In court documents, Lamonte also alleged that the prosecutor and the presiding judge also had a romantic relationship that wasn’t known as at the time of conviction.

His legal team also alleged that that the ‘White’ detective who investigated the murders usually harassed African-American women, including Lamonte’s.

After serving more than 2 decades for a crime he didn’t commit, Lamonte was finally discharged from prison in 2017, and in 2019 filed a lawsuit against the state of Kansas to be compensated for wrongful conviction.

Lamonte McIntyre was awarded the sum of $1.5 million this week by the Kansas state government.

“We are committed to faithfully administering the state’s mistaken-conviction law as the legislature wrote it,” “We were ultimately able to resolve all issues, satisfy all of the statute’s requirements, and agree to this outcome so Mr. McIntyre can receive the benefits to which he is entitled by law because of his mistaken conviction.”” Attorney General of Kansas, Derek Schmidt said in statement after the money was disbursed.

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Check Out A Man’s Unexpected Reaction After The Two Women He Was Seeing Met Up And Took A PHOTO To Make Him Sweat

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A woman has narrated how her effort to make a cheating man sweat, failed.

She said she was talking to a guy then found out he had a girlfriend. To make him pay, she said she found the girlfriend online and sent her a message. They met up and took a selfie which they posted online to let the guy know that they were on to him.

But the unbothered guy flipped it on them. Rather than be remorseful, he reshared the photo and wrote: “Both my girls looking good for real.”

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Sharing the story, the Twitter user wrote: ‘Never forget when I lived in Florida, I was talking to this guy and found out he had a gf. I found her insta, messaged her, we met up, took a selfie and posted it to fuck w him. He screenshotted the selfie and posted it on his insta and said “both my girls lookin good for real”. ‘

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She went on to share a screenshot of the guy’s Instagram story as proof

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