Dialysis Treatment in Vieques, Puerto Rico …. “🇵🇷 A 10-12 Hour Commute for Life-Saving Treatment …. HuffPost Reports 🇵🇷 …. “!!


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~~October 31, 2018~~ 

DIALYSIS TREATMENT

~VIEQUES, PUERTO RICO~

This is a topic which is very dear and close to my heart.

As a retired physician, I fully understand the process, the need for treatment, the underlying medical conditions and the meaning of life-saving treatment.

On the other hand, my only brother died of complications of chronic renal failure several years ago. In the aftermath of Hurricane María, I often thought about him and how he would manage to receive this three times a week treatment when the electrical power situation and the hospital care was so lacking in my country.

One year after Hurricane María, Puerto Ricans living in Vieques, go through harrowing, uncomfortable, tiring, exhausting and dangerous ways to receive their treatment.

This video explains their situation.

An American possession with this ‘quality of care’?

Laughable … not!!

HortyRex©

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In medicine, dialysis is the process of removing excess water, solutes, and toxins from the blood in people whose kidneys can no longer perform these functions naturally.

This is referred to as renal replacement therapy.

~~Wikipedia~~

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Dialysis Patients Are Still Trekking 12 Hours for Care After Hurricane María
Left without a hospital, some Puerto Ricans must travel by plane for lifesaving treatment

Hurricane María totaled Vieques’s hospital, which housed the island’s only dialysis clinic

That set off an ongoing crisis for patients with kidney failure who cannot survive without dialysis and for whom the thrice-weekly round trip to a dialysis center in Humacao on Puerto Rico’s main island, including treatment, takes at least 12 hours.

“As it appears in … full read/full credit”

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2018/04/puerto-rico-dialysis-hurricane-maria/557741/

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~HuffPost Reports Facebook Video~

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 #PuertoRico #PostHurricaneMaria #Vieques #DialysisTreatment #ViequesPuertoRico  #12HourCommute #LifeSavingTreatment #HuffPostReports #TheAtlantic #RenalReplacementTherapy

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexach

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‘Crikey! It’s The Irwins’ …. “🐊 Steve’s Legacy Continues: Episode 1 Sneak Peek 🐊 …. “!!


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~~October 30, 2018~~ 

CRIKEY!

~IT’S THE IRWINS~

I always enjoyed Steve Irwin’s shows and antics.

Didn’t follow regularly but he left an impression. His untimely death was a huge loss to his young family and the conservation movement.

It’s amazing to see how his legacy lives on through the work of his loving wife, Terri and his two enthusiastic and motivated children,
Bindi and Robert.

Wishing them success!! 

HortyRex©

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~‘Crikey!’ Irwin family continues dad’s legacy on Animal Planet~

Crikey! It’s the Irwins

In this new series, the family of late Animal Planet star Steve Irwin (“Crocodile Hunter”) continue his legacy of educating viewers about animals like koalas, snakes, crocodiles and more.

The series features Irwin’s daughter Bindi, 20, his son Robert, 14, and their mom Terri, 54.

Crikey!” is filmed at the Irwin family’s zoo in Queensland, Australia. It will occasionally feature clips of Steve Irwin, who died after being stung by a stingray while filming a documentary in 2006.

~SOURCE~

https://www.newsobserver.com/entertainment/article220628780.html

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~~Crikey! It’s The Irwins~~

Steve’s Legacy Continues

~~Premiered Oct 28, 2018~~
Episode 1 Sneak Peek

After months of training, Robert steps into his father’s shoes to feed Graham – Australia Zoo’s most notorious crocodile – solo, in front of the entire Crocoseum!

Meanwhile, Bindi witnesses one of nature’s rarest events: Cedar the Koala is having twins!

~OFFICIAL WEBSITE~

https://www.animalplanet.com/tv-shows/crikey-its-the-irwins/full-episodes/sneak-peek-crikey-its-the-irwins

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 #TributeToHerFather #SteveIrwin #DedicatedToCrocodileHunter #ForMyDad #ForMyFamily #TerriIrwin #RobertIrwin #TheIrwins #Crikey #ItsTheIrwins #StevesLegacyContinues #EpisodeOne #SneakPeek #AnimalPlanet #Television #AustraliaZoo #Queensland #Australia

#WeAlllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexachwordpress

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~Bindi Irwin Twitter Feed~

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Ellen DeGeneres …. “🇵🇷🏳️‍🌈 Ricky Martin Makes a Surprise Visit ‘For Good’ 🏳️‍🌈🇵🇷 …. “!!


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~~October 24, 2018~~ 

SURPRISE VISIT

~TWO OF THE BEST~

Two of the people I love the most in the entertainment business.

Both are members of my community, happily married, charismatic and kind.

A huge plus … Ricky is Puerto Rican!! 

I just ordered my T-shirt now. 

HortyRex©

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Ricky Martin shocked the audience with an unexpected visit to Ellen, and talked to her about JetBlue’s Check in For Good contest, what it’s like being married, and being nominated for an Emmy for “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story“.

Plus, Ellen and her friends at Shutterfly also had a big surprise for Ricky so he can continue his efforts to help rebuild Puerto Rico.

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~~Ricky Martin Makes a Surprise Visit ‘For Good’~~

~~Published on Oct 24, 2018~~

Ricky Martin shocked the audience with an unexpected visit to Ellen.

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#RickyMartin #EllenDeGeneres #TheEllenShow #SupriseVisit #PuertoRico #PostHurricaneMaría #EllenDeGeneresShow #Kindness #BeKindToOneAnother #AllIn4PR #RickysShirt #JetBlue #CheckInForGood

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexach

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Ricky Martin’s “AllIn4PR” Shirt

https://www.charitystars.com/product/ricky-martin-allin4pr-shirt

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‘We Have Only Come To Dream’ …. “💫 Our Human Journey to the Americas 💫 …. “!!


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~~October 24, 2018~~ 

WE HAVE ONLY COME TO DREAM

~~Found this amazing video this morning~~

No words are needed to describe the meaning it’s conveying.

Please, stop and take a look! 

 “Best New Age Nominee for 61st GRAMMY Awards.
Terry Lee Nichols and Rebekah Eden”

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Terry Lee Nichols and I created “We Have Only Come To Dream“, music that tells the story of MIGRATION to the AMERICAS.

In the United States we are almost all Immigrants.

At our core, we are Inclusive, and we care for all people.

We Have Only Come To Dream” is an ode to the best in all of us, to respect and compassion and gratitude for All.

http://www.terryleenichols.com http://www.rebekaheden.com

~Rebeka Heden~

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‘We Have Only Come to Dream’ is an epic soundtrack of the history of the Americas … this album takes the listener on an extraordinary journey through sound and time …

We Have Only Come to Dream grabs the listener from the opening chords and never lets go.

This is an album you don’t want to miss.

Pam Asberry/Enlightened Piano Radio

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We Have Only Come To Dream is a stunning release from Terry Lee Nichols and Rebekah Eden … destined to receive awards this year for the music and production values that are A+ from start to finish …

I would expect this recording to be considered into the Library of Congress or the Smithsonian Institute at some point, and hopefully as soon as possible as it deserves inclusion into one of our American Institutions …

If there is one album to make sure you get this year it is We Have Only Come To Dream.

Keith “MuzikMan” Hannaleck / 5/5 Stars

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“As it appears in … full read/full credit”

https://www.terryleenichols.com/wehaveonlycometodream?fbclid=IwAR151sDsRhc6BQ_1BQ2BF4nqw-U89J0CPVYnEk80SYoikBlMkK7IV73Jp2w

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~~We Have Only Come To Dream~~

~~Published on Oct 3, 2018~~

We Have Only Come To Dream” is an ode to the best in all of us, to respect and compassion and gratitude for All.

Who are we? 

A broken prism or a symphony of people still seeking home? 

Who

~~OFFICIAL WEBSITE~~ 

https://www.terryleenichols.com/

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#WeHaveOnlyComeToDream #OurHumanJourney #ToTheAmericas #BestNewAgeNominee #61stGrammyAwards #TerryLeeNichols #RebekahEden #EpicSoundtrack #WhoAreWe #BrokenPrism #SymphonyOfPeople #StillSeekingHome #HistoryOfTheAmericas #LibraryOfCongress #SmithsonianInstitute

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexachwordpress

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ABBA …. “🎼💫🎼 FERNANDO …. from ‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again’ (2018) …. 🎼💫🎼 …. “!!


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~~October 21, 2018~~ 

FERNANDO

~Mamma Mia Groupie Strikes Again~

I found it!!

IT BRINGS JOY TO MY HEART

To say that I’m an ardent fan of Mamma Mia isn’t enough.

First of all I love ABBA.

They were one of the musical groups of my time.

I ‘grew up’ listening to their music.

FERNANDO IS A FAVE!

HortyRex©

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“There was something in the air that night

The stars were bright,

Fernando They were shining there for you and me For liberty, Fernando Though we never thought that we could lose

There’s no regret If I had to do the same again I would, my friend, Fernando If I had to do the same again I would, my friend, Fernando”

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~~FERNANDO~~

Official Video

From ‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again’ (2018)

~~Published on Oct 19, 2018~~

Music video by Cher, Andy Garcia performing “Fernando“.

©2018 Littlestar Services Limited, under exclusive licence to Universal Music Operations Limited.

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#MammaMia #HereWeGoAgain #MusicalRomanticComedyFilm #DirectedWritten #OlParker #CatherineJohnson #RichardCurtis #ABBA #MerylStreep #PierceBrosnan, #ColinFirth #StellanSkarsgard #JulieWalters #DominicCooper #AmandaSeyfried, #ChristineBaranski #LilyJames #JoshDylan #HughSkinner #JeremyIrvine #AlexaDavies, #JessicaKeenanWynn #AndyGarcia #Cher #Fernando

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexach

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‘SHALLOW’ …. “💫 A Star is Born …. Bradley Cooper and Stephani Germanotta 💫 …. “!!


~~September 17, 2018~~ 

‘A STAR IS BORN’

FINALLY

I went to the movies yesterday and saw this film.

I was an ardent fan of the 1976 version in which Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson played the lead roles.

I wasn’t disappointed with this current version.

Both Bradley and Lady Gaga performed impeccably. 

Fully recommend it!

This song is simply incredible. The story around it is worth watching the film.

HortyRex©

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Shallow” is a song from the 2018 film A Star Is Born, performed by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper.

The song served as the first single from the film’s soundtrack and was released on September 27, 2018 by Interscope Records. “Shallow” was written by Gaga with Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando, and Andrew Wyatt, and produced by her with Benjamin Rice.

~Wikipedia~

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~~Shallow~~

A Star Is Born

Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper

~~Published on Sep 27, 2018~~

Listen to brand new music from Bradley Cooper & Lady Gaga from the ‘A Star Is Born’ Soundtrack:

http://smarturl.it/ASIBSoundtrack

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#Shallow #AStarIsBorn #BradleyCooper #StephanieGermanotta #FourthVersion #GreatMovie #TouchingSong #MarkRonson #AnthonyRossomando #AndrewWyatt #Producer #BenjaminRice

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #hrexachwordpress

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A Star Is Born Twitter Feed

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“The DIVAS”

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Barbra Streisand …. “🎼🎼 Directs Her First Music Video for ‘Don’t Lie to Me’ 🎼🎼 …. “!!


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~~September 14, 2018~~ 

 “Don’t Lie to Me”

Barbra is Watching Drumpf

One of my of all time, favorite music icons is using her platform to express her feelings about the reality which the ‘squatter in the White House’ has with the truth and with facts.

One awesome voice speaking for many of us!! 

HortyRex©

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Barbra Streisand is always watching Drumpf 

When we spoke, she had just tweeted about him and read it aloud:

“All President Trump cares about is winning.

He said it during his campaign, and he says it now.

But what do we all lose as he wins?”

Streisand, no stranger to politics throughout her career, is releasing her first album of original songs since 2005, called Walls, on November 2.

Late last month, she released the album’s first single, “Don’t Lie to Me,” which is a direct address to the president. And on Tuesday, Streisand released the music video – the first she’s ever directed – complete with images of protests and even a sign somewhere in there that says “Stop Kavanaugh.”

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“I’m just so concerned with our country and the world,” she said. “When I say in the song ‘we all lose,’ do we lose our integrity as a nation? Do we lose our reputation in the world? One of the songs talks about a beacon of light, and ‘Lady Liberty’ talked about the danger in the sound of silence, when people don’t speak up, when people don’t vote. And now we have a leader who can’t be trusted. The way he pushed Kavanaugh onto the Supreme Court to protect himself is unconscionable; we have a leader and now a Supreme Court justice who tells lies.”

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She added that it’s the young people of this country who are already living out the message of her new album and who have already set the example of what good activism looks like.

“As I say in the booklet of the new album, I’ve been especially moved by the young people in the United States who have found their voice and are demanding to be heard,” she said.

“They’re more interested in building bridges than walls; they are the very definition of hope.

They’re on my mind, and I dedicate this album to them.”

This article has been updated.

“As it appears in … full read/full credit”

https://www.vanityfair.com/style/2018/10/barbra-streisand-directs-music-video-dont-lie-to-me

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~~GALLERY~~ 

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#BarbraStreisand #OfficialVideo #DirectsFirstMusicVideo #DontLieToMe #WaychingDrumpf #FirstAlbum #OriginalSongs #CalledWalls #Walls #HowDoYouSleep #WorldIsBurning #LadyLiberty #Danger #SoundOfSilence #PeopleDontSpeakUp #PeopleDontVote #LeaderCantBeTrusted #PushedKavanaugh #SupremeCourt #ProtectHimself #YoungPeople #Activism

#WeAllAreOne #ItIsWhatItIs #DrRex #HortyRex #hrexachwordpress

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~~Don’t Lie to Me~~

Barbra Streisand

Official Video

~~Published on Oct 9, 2018~~

Don’t Lie To Me” music video written and directed by Barbra Streisand from her new album WALLS, available everywhere by November 2.

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