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This is me with my friend Scheri, posing with the entire MercyMe band and our newly signed CDs!
Sal April 16, 2014 at 07:12 am
Our younger selves would also have to be willing to accept the advice. Often easier said than done.
Pearl Gannon April 16, 2014 at 09:47 am
I believe both of you have very good points. @Sal, who's to say that we, as younger children orRead More people would actually listen to that advice that we were given? We want to be free, do the opposite of what our parents say, etc. And @Bob, I wish more people realized that they can be THAT PERSON for others. We can be that for our children, friends going through rough times, strangers...you name it. The possibilities are endless. I just hope people learn that!
Willie Wilmette April 16, 2014 at 11:29 am
Sal is so right. Younger me would not have listened to me.
Kmstudent April 16, 2014 at 11:59 pm
Tricia and chicubs...we are in agreement on that : teen pregnancy IS a big deal and that is exactlyRead More why this show is on the air, the ramifications are certainly not made light of, in fact that's the premise of the show. Sure there is drama unrelated and some girls have more than others but the girls are between 16 and 23 with children what do you expect? And to inform you, many of the girls go to school or work or do BOTH. I personally don't find this surprising as they have families to support and that's what people do to make a living, but it is good the program shows how difficult juggling all that responsibility is especially for teens thinkim about having sex. Its one thing to hear the difficulties from a parent or school and its another to see someone your age who you may relate to better struggling to accomplish things oor giving up things taken for granted such as sports, friends, homes, sanity. I'm not seeking to achieve sympathy for these girls and I don't think they are either (at least not the majority of the teen moms), I think many do truly want to help other girls make better decisions. Some of these girls are lucky enough to have amazing parents who help them through life and are by their side. The teen moms know their lives as they are was their own doing, so if that was not communicated In the last episode, its not representative of the show as a whole and is likely due to temporary immaturity. Maci bookout, one of the original teen moms, does amazing work traveling the country talking to high schools and universities about safe sex and the importance of waiting or using birth control. She tells them chicubs about the 100% preventable, and funny enough that exact quote comes from MTV's shows break between scenes;
sklogw April 17, 2014 at 12:01 am
How am I gonna live with you and sleep in the same bed as you if we are not together???????????? HowRead More did you spread your legs and insert a strangers penis inside your vagina, exchange body fluids and create a child with someone you only knew an hour??????? I think that is the real question. What a Skankerooo!
Kmstudent April 17, 2014 at 12:03 am
"Pregnancy is 100% preventable" so you and the goal of the show are not so far apart. SoRead More it sounds like your unfamiliarity with the show is coloring your opinion; since many of these girls do work, go to school, have careers, and work hard doing it.
Megan Huntsman: Credit KLTV screen grab
John April 15, 2014 at 01:23 pm
Well gee officer, I was throwing out some old stinky boxes my wife had in our garage and the nextRead More thing you know......
Geoff Burton April 15, 2014 at 04:05 pm
Nothing new there Black panther o Poetry the human race has been delving the depth of depravity forRead More eons. There are a lot of good people in our world, but unfortunately evil is hyper active
D Penta April 15, 2014 at 04:29 pm
It says Around Town but the headline is UTAH. Utah is not near Natick!! I think everyone should notRead More open an article on Patch unless they see their town's name in the headline. So If it doesn't say Natick, then we all know it is not LOCAL to the Natick Patch. The less clicks these Patch sites get, the fewer advertisers they will get and then perhaps they will realize if we want sensational news from across the country we'd go back to Patch's former owners AOL and the HuffPost! Those here from other Patch sites - I think you should do the same only click on articles that mention your community's name. No name. No click!
Harry Callahan April 12, 2014 at 01:54 pm
Where is the report on the fire that occurred in tinley fri eve.and a woman perished in the fireRead More was it because she happen to be 78years old,what a joke and Patch why no coverage other news agencies had coverage last night and this morn can anyone give me a explanation or are you going to bang on me like normal?+++
Lauren Traut (Editor) April 12, 2014 at 02:41 pm
Harry, thanks for the note. Unfortunately, we do not have staff on call on weekends. We've acquiredRead More the information and published what we know now. Thanks for your patience and understanding.
Jennifer Seiler April 8, 2014 at 09:54 am
Thanks for the suggestion! She is already on that page :) Someone said they thought they saw a dogRead More that looked just like her around the barn/ forest preserve on Laport Road, so everyone keep your eyes peeled please!
Nicole Erin April 8, 2014 at 10:24 am
Sometimes it helps to leave a piece of clothing (smells like you), some water, and her kennel (ifRead More she likes it) near where she was spotted to help attract her to a "safe" place. Good luck!
Snow April 8, 2014 at 11:46 am
Signs everywhere with Large pic- every single road in and out of your area.
The Tinley Park Park District participates in a past Discover Tinley Expo.
desiree kuesis April 4, 2014 at 08:11 am
Beautiful girls fishing!!!
desiree kuesis April 4, 2014 at 08:13 am
these are my two beautiful little girls Hannah and Abigail KUESIS. aren't they beautiful? wow!! itRead More seems like yesterday that we were at the expo when they were little girls. Now they are 11 and 12 years old. mommy loves you!!!
Deerfield Resident April 9, 2014 at 09:59 am
Vote republican if you have any self esteem!
Gene April 9, 2014 at 08:02 pm
Deerfield, is that where the Deer take a dump? I think Deer vote Republican because they just followRead More the herd to nowhere. How's all your Walmart friends? Nice outfits
Gene April 9, 2014 at 08:08 pm
Hey Johnny on the spot. Sounds about right...
Revolution Anti-Hero IPA is just one of several craft beers to be added to the menu at U.S. Cellular.
SouthSide March 26, 2014 at 10:22 am
Life is too short to drink tasteless beer. Yummo. Lagunitas Daytime IPA.
BlackHawks Fan March 26, 2014 at 10:27 am
So many beers so little time! ;)
Lauren Traut (Editor) March 26, 2014 at 03:28 pm
Daisy Cutter is my fave.
Phil March 26, 2014 at 11:27 am
Thank you Congressman Lipinski, as a Vietnam Vet I appreciate you honoring those brave men whoRead More fought an ugly war. Its easy to sit back and do nothing, but it takes a strong individual to make the first steps to form that path in a empty field This is all about Vietnam Veterans Day not stupid politics Once again thanks for looking out for us Veterans
art March 26, 2014 at 02:53 pm
phil your a tool.
art March 26, 2014 at 02:55 pm
and when military is cut by crack head obama,you'll be proud of him too. right phil? dummy.
Bundled up in blankets, these girls keep warm as they watch the South Side Irish Parade Sunday, March 16. | Credit: Mary Compton
Cli Lau March 17, 2014 at 11:50 am
Hey Harry it's a catholic day not a Italian and Polish day lol he's a SAINT FYI
Pat F March 17, 2014 at 01:02 pm
Erin go bragh!! ;-)
Karen Boylan March 17, 2014 at 01:20 pm
Great job Mary Compton. Thanks and thanks Patch
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Dan March 13, 2014 at 09:13 am
it's not a holiday.
Titan Dad March 13, 2014 at 12:45 pm
It's called,"self control" people. I know....a lot of people don't have it.
Hitchens! March 16, 2014 at 06:30 pm
Thank you to all the businesses that are volunteering to help the Jaycees.
k March 16, 2014 at 07:57 pm
Arrenellos is awesome!!!
Linda Rodriguez March 21, 2014 at 06:47 am
This post is intended for mr. Dick Schmidt Sir, before you make assumptions about how all of theseRead More pizzerias make their pizza, you should get your facts straight, For one there are more than two pizzerias on that list who make their dough from scratch .These pizzerias all put out a good product and are reputable businesses With all due respect sir, stick to what you know like Pizza Hut or little Cesar's
TP Resident March 5, 2014 at 06:23 pm
The VFW does. But their price is too high. $13 for an adult. That's crazy. The food isn't that good.Read More We will easily go to a good resturant and get an entree for less.
Doug March 6, 2014 at 11:55 am
Jason's in Crete and Cuzin's in Tinley just to name 2.
BlackHawks Fan March 6, 2014 at 03:13 pm
St. Joseph in Homewood it’s a fund raiser for their Athletic Association.
File photo.
Dana Davidson March 4, 2014 at 09:16 pm
Jon's Bakery, 79th and Narragansett
Human race March 5, 2014 at 08:49 am
Sweet dreams cakes & bakery in frankfort also offers them along with other bakery items. 7956 w.Read More Lincoln highway (corner of 80th ave & lincoln highway).
Anita March 5, 2014 at 10:51 am
Calumet Bakery on Torrence in Lansing. Why drive farther? If you can get a parking space... tryRead More this spot next year.
cmc March 5, 2014 at 10:22 am
Have you posted on lost dogs Illinois on Facebook? Please do.... It works miracles.
Patti Griffin Conroy Gierut March 5, 2014 at 04:42 pm
I will post and repost. I hope that you find him.
Joe Tinley March 5, 2014 at 08:18 pm
Dog owners you hear many stories of dogs slipping the collar and running off, save yourself theRead More sorrow and invest in a complete harness it fits the chest and both front legs, cost depends on dog size I have two dogs 60 and 80 lbs and petsmart sells good harnesses my cost $35/40 each and they also protect the dogs neck vertebrae from weakening I will keep a eye out for MI - Mi