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‘God was there’: A year after landmark Canadian transplant, Maurice Desjardins is learning to live with another man’s face

“Gun cleaner shoots self” — Ottawa Sun headline, Jan. 12, 2011 NOTRE-DAME-DE-LA-SALETTE, Que. — On the mantel inside the Desjardins house, which hugs Lac de l’Argile, a mountain lake about an hour’s drive northeast of Ottawa, there are no framed photos of Maurice Desjardins taken after what the family calls only “the accident.” There’s a… Read More »

Kevin Smith Starts Filming Jay & Silent Bob Reboot One Year After Heart Attack

Exactly one year after surviving an acute myocardial infraction (commonly known as a “widowmaker”), filmmaker Kevin Smith marked the occasion by taking a selfie on the set of his new movie; a reboot of the Jay & Silent Bob series. The 48-year-old director shared the pic of himself and the film’s stars, Jason Lee and… Read More »