A 60-pound African spurred tortoise that went missing from its owner’s place in Florida in 2020 just turned up over the weekend. Someone spotted her trying to cross a highway. In three-and-a-half years, she made it about five miles.……………. A woman in Canada is in the news because most of her body is 39 years old . . . but her liver is 108. After Audree Deshenaux collapsed at 19, it turned out she needed a liver transplant, and the donor was an 88-year-old man. So it’s the 20th anniversary of the transplant, and another big 20-year milestone for Audree, because back when she collapsed, a guy she’d just met two days earlier found her and got help. They ended up getting married and now have three kids……………..And finally…………….
For years, a MA couple have used their elaborate Halloween display to raise money for cancer research. Melissa and Bob Krygowski built a 74-foot-long pirate ship in their front yard this year, with 30 skeletons on it. It’s a nod to the 250th anniversary of the Boston Tea Party. The ship features skeletons dumping tea as an unhappy King George skeleton looks on, and donations collected go to Boston’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. (There’s a QR code if you’d like to donate.)