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Keven Moore: There are risks associated with a Disney vacation, but don’t let that stop you

It’s that time of the year where many of us are finalizing our summer vacation plans and dreaming of some far away tropical Caribbean beach somewhere. Then there are those of you like my childhood classmate, Kevin Fugette, who is a self-professed “Disney Crusader” who is always planning their umpteenth Disney vacation trip. As I write, he is actually visiting Disney World for his 30th visit....

‘Kidney’ husband returns to Churchill downs with wife on KY Oaks day to celebrate their good fortune

By Mark Hansel KyForward managing editor When Shaun McCarthy came to the Kentucky Oaks by himself last year from his home in Maine, he was on a mission. Shaun McCarthy wore this jacket to the 2018 Kentucky Oaks in the hopes of finding a kidney donor for his wife Stacey. His story went viral and Stacey Received a successful transplant of a kidney that came from Cincinnati on Oct. 30 (file photo) This...

Dream Factory was dream come true for family as young son fights back against cancer

Nick Samples received a bead for each procedure he underwent while battling cancer. The Dream Factory made the situation a little easier by granting Nick his dream of visiting Disney World on his birthday. (Photo provided)   By Judah Taylor KyForward correspondent   At first, they thought it was growing pains, but the pain lingered and spread.   Then they thought it was the flu, but...