Month: April 2019

Life after death

How organ donation turned one woman’s grief into hope On the third floor of Fawcett Memorial Hospital, Lenny Sanderlin was dying. It was unexpected and sudden. Sanderlin, 54, had been working his usual night shift at the North Port Walmart on a Saturday. By the time he returned home Sunday morning, the day before New

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How one resident is escaping opioid addiction

Amanda Kinsolving had been in and out of jail for years. The 31-year-old Port Charlotte resident experienced her first arrest in Charlotte County when she was 16, with a list of charges growing as she became more dependent on opioids. Last year, she was held in Charlotte County Jail for grand theft auto. And the

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