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Jared Heisler‘s son Matt Heisler was only 21 years old when he died in a tragic house fire at the University of North Dakota. But the grieving dad found a small moment of peace when he was able to experience firsthand how his son’s death saved another man’s life. When Jared was 16, he signed up to be an organ donor when he got his driver’s licence. And that is how Vietnam War veteran Tom Meeks got a second chance at life. He was diagnosed in April 2011 with a rare heart disease called amyloidosis and was told he...

A librarian dusting off books for an upcoming exhibition has discovered a rare copy of William Shakespeare’s First Folio in France. The 400-year-old book, one of the most valuable in the English language, was found by the librarian in Saint-Omer while preparing books for an exhibition about links between the region and England. One of the books was missing a title page and now an expert has confirmed it is a copy of Shakespeare’s First Folio, a find that delighted historians and librarians. It is believed only about 750 copies...