Jul 24 2012

Painting Bought from Goodwill Valued at $15K

Painting Bought for $9.99 at Goodwill Valued at $15K. Good Morning America 

When Beth Feeback bought two large paintings at $9.99 each from a Goodwill store in North Carolina, the artist intended to paint over them. It’s a good thing she didn’t. 

One of the paintings turned out to be the work “Vertical Diamond” by notable 20th century artist Ilya Bolotowsky, and Sotheby’s, the world-famous auction house, has valued it at between $15,000 and $20,000.

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Jul 24 2012

Christian Bale Visits Colorado Victims

Christian Bale Visits Aurora, Colo. Shooting Victims. abc NEWS 

 

Petitions asking the actor to visit Aurora were posted on Change.org following Friday’s shooting. Over the weekend, Bale released a statement regarding the massacre, saying “Words cannot express the horror that I feel. I cannot begin to truly understand the pain and grief of the victims and their loved ones, but my heart goes out to them.”

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Jul 24 2012

Getting Back Up Again

Olympian Shannon Boxx won't let lupus slow her down. USA TODAY

Many people who get a lupus diagnosis stop setting goals, experts say, because they fear how debilitating the autoimmune disorder can be.

Scratch that when it comes to Shannon Boxx. She is shooting for her third straight Olympic gold medal.

Boxx, 35, will be running her legs off Wednesday as a midfielder for the U.S. women's soccer team in its opener against France in the 2012 London Olympics. 

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