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Hospice home videos keep memoris of patients alive

By: Stephen Hudak
Source: Orlando Sentinel
Date: August 18, 2014
Faith Broadnax yanked out her breathing tube. If the “skinny white woman” with the camera — as the headstrong 80-year-old referred to hospice volunteer Maria McKenna — insisted on shooting video of her singing a hymn, she wasn’t going to be seen praising Jesus with a plastic hose up her nose. “This is your show,” McKenna said, waiting patiently, lens focused on Broadnax. When finished, the end-of-life video, produced by Hospice of the Comforter, will recount the colorful life and times of Broadnax, the first black president of Central Florida’s restaurant association and a cook whose made-from-scratch Southern meals delighted Orlando foodies at her short-lived restaurant, Hey Faith’s Cookin’!
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Gift of Hope Event Raises $138,450

By: Christine Stickney
Source: Hospice of the Comforter
Date: June 1, 2012
What is it like to watch your wife of 30 years die? Ben McMahan experienced this heartbreak, and shared his story with more than 450 business leaders and community members at the Gift of Hope Luncheon on Tuesday, May 22, held at the Altamonte Hilton in Altamonte Springs, Fla., hosted by Hospice of the Comforter Foundation.
Gift of Hope Event Raises $138,450

 


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