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Amazing Stories: Tom Myers — NewYork-Presbyterian

After a long day of running a busy kitchen at one of New York City’s top clubs, executive chef Tom Myers would wind down the day by riding home on his motorcycle. However, on September 14, 2014, his relaxing ride home ended abruptly when a vehicle that was making a left-hand turn hit him. The collision flung the 56-year-old married father of two adult children into the air and totaled the bike.

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Amazing Stories: Rayana — NewYork-Presbyterian

Ten-year-old Rayana has big dreams for her future. The New Jersey-resident wants to go to MIT and become a structural engineer when she grows up. Just three years ago, the odds of the fourth grader being able to fulfill her lofty goals were diminishing. Diagnosed with sickle cell disease when she was born, Rayana was getting sick, and her previous treatment wasn’t working.

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