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Beatie and Osborn LLP Informs Shareholders of NCS HealthCare, Inc. of Appraisal Rights -- NCSS
NEW YORK, Nov. 25, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Beatie and Osborn LLP, one of the law firms appointed by the Delaware Chancery Court to represent shareholders in the litigation involving NCS HealthCare, Inc. (OTCBB:NCSS), hereby informs NCS shareholders that if the merger with Genesis Health Ventures, Inc. (Nasdaq:GHVI) proceeds, NCS shareholders may be entitled to a fair value Appraisal of their shares in lieu of Genesis' offering price. An Appraisal proceeding is an opportunity for NCS shareholders to receive more for their NCS shares than is currently provided in the proposal merger with Genesis.
The Power of Presence -- Author Explores the Positive Influences of the Adult Male Presence
WASHINGTON, Nov. 25, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dr. D. Maurice Johnson or "Dr. DJ" explores the impact of the adult male presence in the lives of others in his new autobiographical narrative, "Daddy Who Me?" (now available through 1stBooks Library). "Daddy Who Me?" is about his strong and profound relationships with his godchildren and how he has effected and shaped their lives. He asserts it is both a gift from God and something he has learned from some very special men in his own life, like his father and other men who were like fathers to him.
A War Over Line of Sight Missiles -- New Novel Offers an Insight Into the Deadliest Flaw in Modern Military Weaponry
FREEPORT, Ill., Nov. 25, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Stealth fighters and satellite-tracking missiles have taken over the military world. Gone are the days when pilots have the sole responsibility of tracking down a target and taking careful aim based simply on their own initiative. Modern weaponry, such as over the horizon missiles, has arrived, although military critics speculate that an over-reliance on these machines could signal the downfall of a nation. Such is the case presented in Daniel Hutmacher's novel, "A Maverick's War" (now available through 1stBooks Library).
Before He Finally Sleeps -- A New Book Recounts a Beloved Brother's Battle With AIDS
OCEANO, Calif., Nov. 25, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Manny was young, talented, and brilliant. He had what it took to fulfill his dreams. His future was full of opportunities and possibilities. However, AIDS suddenly caught up with him and his life took a U-turn. Written by his sister, Janine M. Johnson, "Never Forgotten: A Sister's Story of the Love for Her Dying Brother" (now available through 1stBooks Library) chronicles Manny's struggle with AIDS. It is about his painful last weeks, Johnson's coming to terms with her brother's death and how their family's love accompanied Manny to the end of his days.
`Death Is Contagious' -- New Novel Depicts the Destructive Effects of Terrorism
CRESTVIEW, Fla., Nov. 25, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- A peaceful co-existence among the peoples of the earth despite many differences might not be a farfetched dream if not for terrorism. James E. Moore addresses the discord that citizens living in peace encounter when cornered by a band of religious zealots in his novel "Death Is Contagious" (now available through 1stBooks Library).
`Nursing Home Horrors' -- The Dirty Truth Behind Elderly Healthcare
HAMPTON, Va., Nov. 25, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- In many cultures of the world, the elderly are revered as invaluable founts of wisdom and experience; sources to be turned to for advice, stories and a sense of history. Unfortunately, this is not so in today's society. Christine Nicole Bowman, R.N., knows firsthand this truth. Her book, "Nursing Home Horrors" (now available through 1stBooks Library), paints a gruesome picture of a culture lost to its past and in danger of destroying those who lived it.
`The Flag' -- Autobiography of One Man's Brave Fight for Survival During the Korean War
CAMDEN, S.C., Nov. 25, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- "The Flag" (now available through 1stBooks Library) is the true, autobiographical story of Steve Kiba, Radio Operator on an unarmed B-29 during the Korean War. He graphically details the horrors that began with his being shot down over North Korea and being captured, and ended almost 32 months later with his release from a political prison in Peking, Red China.