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Hinchcliffe: A winner in so many ways

6/3/2016

One year ago, IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe wasn’t sure he’d ever get behind the wheel again. After a harrowing crash on a practice run prior to the 2015 Indy 500, the affable Canadian racer had a brush with death that came a little too close for comfort. It took swift action by the Holmatro Safety Team, expert care from IU Health Methodist

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Party of the Century: Rev Gears up & Gives Back

5/12/2016

A cool breeze blows and the air is charged with electricity. Cameras flash as celebrities, along with average Joes (and Janes), stroll the red carpet.  You can hear the whispers of “Did you see what she’s wearing?” and, “Do you know who that is?” Everywhere you look, sequins sparkle and black and white checkers dazzle the eyes.

This is Rev 2016 –

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Indy 500 fan has a new favorite racer

4/21/2016

Indiana University Health Methodist Trauma Nurse Shelley Lucas, RN, knows a lot about perseverance and dedication. She sees these qualities every day in the patients she treats – patients who are overcoming seemingly insurmountable obstacles in their personal journeys toward healing. But this year, Shelley will see those qualities in action as one

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A Good Deed

2/16/2016

When a newborn baby lets out a wail, we say they’ve “got good lungs.” When somebody overcomes adversity against terrible odds, we say they’ve “got heart.” Damon Bradtmueller has both.

Indiana’s first “breathing lung” recipient hasn’t been content to merely recover and rebuild his health since his July 2014 double lung transplant – although that

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Hinchcliffe reflects on accident and care

11/30/2015

Verizon IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe’s last memory on May 18 is driving his Indycar down the backstretch of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway during what should have been one of his final practice sessions before the 2015 Indianapolis 500.

Hinchcliffe has no recollection of his car hitting the wall, being removed from his wrecked car by

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