Friday, June 17, 2005

2 stories ~ Toronto Star

'I look like Frankenstein'
Jun. 17, 2005. 09:09 AM

It was the first time she was holding a needle to stitch something, but Lisa Blackwood took the challenge head on — on her husband Garry's head. Blackwood stitched a gaping wound in her husband's head — it ran from his forehead to the back of his skull — without anaesthetic after their yacht was wrecked by a storm in the South Pacific. Sikander Ziad Hashmi reports. [Full Story]

Mother of burned, beaten boy charged
Jun. 17, 2005. 01:00 AM

The mother of a 6-year-old boy who was severely burned and beaten was arrested yesterday, almost a month after horrified TTC riders and the driver saw the child on a bus in Scarborough. [Full Story]