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Ray Tye Knew The True Spirit Of Charity

The Boston Herald,  By Joe Fitzgerald

The extensive coverage of Ray Tye’s death was not only richly deserved, but richly ironic, too, since he was careful not to exalt himself while funneling millions of dollars to people and causes that touched his heart.

Over the years, on so many occasions, he would call here after […]


My husband, Ray Tye, died as he lived – in peace and with great dignity. I held him in my arms as he took his final breath on this earth and I will hold him in my heart and in my memories forever. He will carry me forward with the firm purpose of continuing his legacy.

You will […]

Forget Me Not

By Terri Carlson

I want to tell you about a very special little girl, Maryam. She was born in Iraq, with a deforming germ cell tumor on her face and because of her deformity, her father put her in a room, without food or water, to let her die. Her mother Rasha, a very brave […]

Making a Difference

By Laurence M. Epstein, M.D.

Nadia Al-Azzawi, a 50 year old woman from Baghdad, suffered for 3 years with recurrent fevers, sweats and weight loss.  She was chronically ill, unable to work and trying to raise three children with no help. In 2003, she was having many black-out spells and a physician implanted a cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) in her […]

Letters from Rwanda

Erneste grew up in a one room hut, the son of rural farmers dedicated to educating their children. Even when he had to withdraw from school because of his poor health, he continued to study

at home. He is back in Rwanda living a normal life following his successful surgery, and he kindly keeps in […]