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On December 23, 1985, two young men in Reno, Nevada put shotguns to their own heads after drinking and smoking marijuana as they listened to a record by the English rock group Judas Priest. Raymond Belknap shot himself fatally, while the other, James Vance, was grossly disfigured.

Their parents, claiming that subliminal messages in the heavy metal band's songs mesmerized the boys into their bizarre suicide pact, filed suit against CBS Records. Centered around this non jurored trial, DREAM DECEIVERS looks at this tragedy through interviews with Vance - who later died in 1988 from a viagra cialis online pharmacy pharmacy overdose -, his and Belknap's parents, other Reno "metalheads", and members of Judas Priest.


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It's one thing to run a marathon or climb a mountain. It's an entirely different thing to overcome what Dick Beardsley has been through in his lifetime.

As mentioned in Monday's story in the Valley section of the Free Press, Beardsley has had his fair share of adversity. A second-place finisher at Boston Marathon in 1982, Beardsley has since been in an auger accident, two severe car accidents, was hit by a truck while running and, last but not least, fought through an addiction to pain killers. Through it all, Beardsley has maintained an active lifestyle and even continues to run on a recreational basis.

Inspiring stuff.

Beardsley will be the keynote speaker at the Men's Health Forum tonight at the Madison East Center. The forum goes from 5-8:30 p.m. and will be roughly be divided up into the following time-wise (the information came from a Facebook event invitation, so trust it at your own peril):

  • 5:00-6:30 p.m. -- Informational booths, health screenings, interactive breakouts
  • 6:30-8:30 p.m. -- Panel Discussion with Mankato Clinic health care providers, prize drawings

There is no cost to attend the event.

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Dog Bite - Happy Canada Day!
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It happened during lunch, and fortunately, it wasn't me. My fellow volunteers, Kathleen and Allison, and I were eating lunch at our regular Khmer place, when we stood up to return to the guesthouse, and it happened. The restaurant's dog was sleeping under the table, and Kathleen accidentally stood up right on its back. The dog squirmed loudly and bit her in the heel. Not a big bite. If you didn't see it happen, you would have mistaken it for a scratch. But we were nervous, knowing that bites from rabid dogs are deadly. The virus spreading through and attacking the body's nervous system.

There is a pre-immunization for rabies, which consists of three shots over a few weeks. It's called a pre-immunization though because even with it, you are not immune to rabies. What it does is it buys you time. Without the pre-immunization you only have 24 hours to get to a cheap cialis and have the first vaccination dose, one of 5 vaccinations you must receive over a period of 28 days, including immunoglobin, which apparently many hospitals in developing countries do not carry. Before coming to Cambodia, our supervisor warned us that if we got bitten by a dog, there was a high chance you would have to be emergency evacuated to Bangkok, in Thailand in order to find the vaccine.

Unfortunately, Kathleen did not receive the pre-immunization. It is a gamble, and usually doctors will not pressure their patients into getting it because it is expensive (about US$300), and the chances of being bitten are not extremely high. And if you receive the pre-immunization, you still have to be shipped to a hospital to receive the post-vaccinations.

So, when Kathleen was bitten, we immediately notified everyone in the program, we called Kunthy, our Kep program manager who was a qualified nurse, midwife, and accountant, and Buntheon who was our Phom Penh program manager and driver. We also notified our supervisor in Canada, as well as the one in Kep, who was replacing her for this week only. There was a hospital in Kampot (about 30 minutes away), and Kunthy was sure that she saw a private clinic that carried the vaccine. but after seeing the hospitals and health centres in Kep province, Kathleen was a little nervous about the cleanliness and sterility of their medical equipment. The other and more reliable option was to go straight to Phnom Penh (about 3 hours away) to the International SOS hospital, that was open 24/7.

While Allison rushed to look up information about the vaccination process post-bite, I hurried to e-mail our supervisor in Canada, and Danielle, a second year medical student that had just arrived from Phnom Penh, helped to reassure Kathleen that she had some time (24 hours), all we had to do was take her somewhere to get a vaccination. Danielle also insisted that she come with Kathleen to get the vaccination, to accompany her, help ask the doctors the right questions, and notify the travel insurance company about the incident. They arranged for the taxi who had just dropped the two girls off from Phnom Penh to wait for them while they packed their things to go to the hospital. Stephanie, who was good friends with Kathleen, also made sure to remind Kathleen about what she should bring (passport, insurance policy, money, clothing, etc.) and comforted her as well. Buntheon and I were dispatched to the Khmer place where Kathleen had been bitten to inquire about the dog, his age, normal temperament, and whether or not people knew if the dog had bitten anyone else before.

Within an hour of the bite, Kathleen was on her way to Phnom Penh with Danielle to accompany her.

Luckily, the hospital did have the vaccine, and Kathleen received the first dose in 5-8 shots from shoulder to foot. She arrived back in Kep within 24 hours vaccinated, and much calmer. The travel insurance company even promised to cover the entire cost of the vaccine. She will have to return to Phnom Penh to receive the remaining 4 doses in 3, 7, 14, and 28 days from Canada Day the day she got bitten. What a way to celebrate!

When I think back on this incident, I admire the way in which our entire team of volunteers and staff helped to make sure that Kathleen was ok. It is amazing to think that within 24 hours, she went to the hospital in Phnom Penh and back and received the right vaccination. It seems like such an amazing feat when I think about the dozens of families that I personally interviewed that I knew would very likely die from rabies, if they were bitten by a rabid dog. If you are living on less than 25 cents per day, there is no way you are going to be able to search the internet for vaccination procedures, or have access to people who have nursing or even medical knowledge, or health insurance. The whole trip to Phnom Penh for Kathleen would have cost a maximum of perhaps US$71 (US$45 taxi, $6 for hotel, $5 get to the hospital and back to the hotel, $5 to come back to Kep on the bus, $10 for food) and then another couple hundred for the vaccine, which she will get re-imbursed. You could also count the opportunity cost of having 2 of our volunteers away from work for 1 day.

As a villager among the most vulnerable families in kep, the situation would probably have run more like this. Most people know that when you get bitten by a dog, you have the potential of dying from rabies. If the family happened to have a neighbour or relative who had gone to the health centre before, then the neighbour or relative may or may not say very positive things about it. As recently as 2001, full-time health centre and hospital health staff were being paid as low as US$15/month. This extremely meager salary contributed to very low staff motivation to deliver quality health care. Often times there would be NO health staff even present, because they would be busy operating from their own private practices, or doing another job. The health centres are often not well equipped, and at best, they would have chlorinated water, and some drugs, but no electricity (which didn't arrive in Kep until 2007). Because of the lack of staff motivation, you probably wouldn't be referred to the hospital.

If by chance you WERE successfully referred to the hospital, in order to pay the admission fee and transportation and food to get there, you would need to either sell your assets (at worst your productive assets/land), or get a loan, for which interest rates are 10-20%. If you are even near-poor (not extremely poor, but poor) you will likely fall into deeper poverty through this process, which is exactly what has happened to a lot of families in Cambodia.

On the other hand, if none of your neighbours or relatives had been admitted to hospital (which is very likely, b/c the cost of getting admitted is on average about US$54 per admission, including treatment - which is WAY above what any of the families on the Most Vulnerable Families List can afford - they have US$0.25 or less to spend per person per day), you would end up consulting a traditional healer or private practitioner, who would A, not have the vaccine, and B, charge you anyway for a different drug because they want to make a profit. And remember if you don't get vaccinated within 24 hours...the virus will spread through your body, and as the doctor at the International SOS hospital explained "you will experience symptoms after a couple of weeks, and you will die."

Luckily with the Most Vulnerable Families List and with the Health Equity Funds (HEFs) being implemented in two thirds of the country, many poor families are able to access more timely heathcare at a reduced cost (all HEFs cover healthcare costs, and some even cover transportation, food, and lodging costs - none cover opportunity costs yet). For the time being, much of the Health Equity Funding are coming from internatinoal Aid agencies, but more research is needed to figure out how on earth we can fundraise sustainably. One province, Takeo, currently has a local NGO, called Buddhism for Health, that is trying to do just that, but collecting donations from the community itself for the Health Equity Fund.

Anyways, I thought I would take the opportunity of the dog bite to explain the issues that I've been reading about and experiencing in Cambodia. Moral of the story: always check that there are no rabid sleeping dogs under your table, and appreciate the public health care system in your country!

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I have uploaded some pictures here about our recent visit to some nuns in Kep.
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Exhibit 22: “Viva Viagra!”
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MUSEUM OF POP ARCHAEOLOGY: Mr. Shaft --

WOODROW SHAFT: Please, call me Woody.

MOPA: Very well. Woody Shaft, tell me about the origins of this composition.

SHAFT: Well, I was always a bit of a mystic. I would get these visions. A lot of songwriters of my age get 'em. Some people might call 'em dreams, but I always call 'em visions, 'cause they always happen when I'm drivin'. Usually on the I-440.

So one day durin' rush hour I suddenly get this vision. I'm a weary traveler, limpin' down a crooked road. I been workin' this road for a long, long time. Just goin' up and down this road. I'm very tired. My body is wobbly, infirm, lacking all turgidity… I feel like a toad leg. Very flaccid.

MOPA: What are you wearing?

SHAFT: In the vision?

MOPA: Yes, what are you wearing right now, at this point in the vision?

SHAFT: Just a leathery jacket. A little wrinkled I guess. You want me to go on?

MOPA: Yes, yes, please keep going.

SHAFT: I'm walkin' down this road, exhausted as all get-out. Then I fall down on the ground. My body, I just can't get it up, so I just lay there on the ground for awhile, in a pile of dust.

MOPA: Are you feeling dirty?

SHAFT: I am feelin' dirty, yes. And I'm an old man, but I feel as helpless as a little baby boy, lyin' down there in the dirt.

MOPA: You're a dirty little boy.

SHAFT: Yes I am. Now, I'm exhausted, just like a lonesome toad. I go to sleep for about two hours. When I wake up I notice my head has landed in a very soft-feeling patch of grass. Or I think it's grass, I ain't so sure. So I start touchin' this spot to see if it's actually grass, or if it's somethin' else. This goes on for a few minutes.

MOPA: And you keep stroking it?

SHAFT: Yes. Then I realize it's grass after all. So I slowly get up on my feet – it's very difficult, because I'm so weak and unable to exert much effort.

MOPA: It's getting harder?

SHAFT: Incredibly difficult, yeah. But eventually I get up and stay there for awhile, until I notice a city-limits sign that reads, "Welcome to cheap cialis – Our Rubber Covers The World." Meanin' this town Viagra must've been a major industrial center for tires and whatnot. But once I see that sign, I realize I've finally stumbled across civilization! So I decide I'm just going to continue down this path until I see something that sticks out.

MOPA: Just keep going.

SHAFT: Right, stay on the path. After a few minutes I fish out these little – I dunno, they kinda look like blue vitamins, some sort of vittles or somethin'. And all of a sudden, I get this sudden surge of energy, and it takes me by surprise.

MOPA: So it feels good?

SHAFT: What's that? Sorry, I'm hard of hearing.

MOPA: I said, it feels good?

SHAFT: Oh, does it feel good?

MOPA: Yeah, does it feel good?

SHAFT: Yeah, I'm really relieved that I can spring back into action like that. So I keep walkin' for about fifteen minutes, up and down, up and down, up and down that road. Then off in the distance I notice this really big, tall lighthouse, with a couple of grain silos on either side of it. The lighthouse is standin' straight up and these two silos go up against its side about a quarter way. I feel this impulse to go towards the lighthouse, because I can sense some sort of closure on my day's journey, a sign that will really mean somethin' to me.

MOPA: You're coming to a climax.

SHAFT: Yeah. Well, not completely. I kind of want to wait a bit and hold back, in case I come too early to a hasty conclusion. I mean, I don't know what's happenin' here, I'm just goin' on instinct, you know?

MOPA: Yes, yes, yes. Oh, yes.

SHAFT: So I get up to the lighthouse, and I knock on the door. There's this supervisor there – I'm afraid of him at first, he looks kind of tough, but it turns out he's a very friendly guy. He says, "Hey, glad you could finally make it. Enter, please!"

MOPA: "Come, come."

SHAFT: Yeah, that's what he says. So I come in the lighthouse, and I notice on the floor there's this little circular launch pad. And it's kind of vibratin'. The supervisor tells me to stand directly on the launch pad. I ask 'im why and he says, "Well, let me tell ya – I'm a man of the cloth, and I'm here to help you get where you're goin'." I say to him, "So, what would I call you, a crusader? Travelin' preacher? Evangelist?" And he says, "I prefer missionary."

MOPA: Oh, yes.

SHAFT: And he goes on, "I'm seeking lost souls, and guidin' pilgrims on their journeys. You look like a pilgrim to me. You're on this pilgrimage, and that's why you wound up here. I'm here to help you. If you stand on this launch pad and just wait for a bit, I guarantee you, you're going to fly up into the face of the cosmos, and you're gonna see God."

MOPA: Oh, God.

SHAFT: Yes, God.

MOPA: God.

SHAFT: I know it sounds crazy, but it feels to me like the journey's coming to an end. That after all this hard work and effort, I'm just about ready to bring it to an end. And I have a feeling it's going to feel good and that whatever's up there is gonna take good care of me. Which is good, 'cause I ain't had tobacco in weeks, and I could sure use a cigarette at the end of all this. So I stand on the launch pad, and it starts shaking violently. All of a sudden the walls crack a little bit, and all this water from the ocean starts filling into the room. I get the sense it's about to happen.

MOPA: It's so close. It's so close.

SHAFT: It is, and I'm sure lookin' forward to that cigarette. The room fills with water, up to my knees, and all of a sudden I hear this horn sound in the chamber, it's makin' this sustained, long, round tone… I'm not quite sure how you'd describe it… it kind of sounds like… I dunno…

MOPA: "Aaaaaaaaaaaah"?

SHAFT: No, not quite that, it's rounder sounding than that…

MOPA: "Ooooooooooooh"?

SHAFT: Yeah, "Oh" is more like it. Finally after a few moments of hesitation, the launch pad pulls downward a little, and the water comes over it… and then, finally…. Whoooosh!

MOPA: Yes, yes!

SHAFT: The launch pad shoots me through a very little hole in the top of the lighthouse, and I come shootin' out into the sky, with all this water comin' out too! It's a powerful moment. It's amazing!

MOPA: Oh, wow. Wow.

SHAFT: You got it! I fly right into the damp atmosphere! And I very slowly start decompressing – I'm very relaxed, kind of flushed, just lyin' on my back, free of obligation. I mean, I don't have to call nobody in the morning, I'm free from all responsibility and commitment. I just stay there, on top of this column of water, floating in the middle of the sky with no cares whatsoever. It's a fantastic feeling. A giant release. An outpouring.

MOPA: Wow.

SHAFT: Pretty intense, ain't it?

MOPA: That was incredible.

SHAFT: Thank you. I appreciate it.

MOPA: That was the best ever.

SHAFT: Well, I've always been told I'm a good storyteller.

MOPA: Good? Only good? No way – you're the best ever! I mean it!

SHAFT: Thanks again. That means a lot to me.

MOPA: Whew!

SHAFT: Heh-heh.

MOPA: Wow.

SHAFT: Thank you.

MOPA: So what happens next?

SHAFT: I stay up there in the sky for more than four hours and I have to call my doctor to bring me down.


Exhibit 22: “Viva Viagra!”
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"Viva order cialis!" was a 2007 composition by Nashville songwriter Woodrow Shaft. The song enjoyed considerable popularity thanks to the success of an oft-televised music video, shown above. During the procurement of this exhibit, Shaft granted MOPA researchers a telephone interview, in which he extended the origins and writing process of the song.

MUSEUM OF POP ARCHAEOLOGY: Mr. Shaft --

WOODROW SHAFT: Please, call me Woody.

MOPA: Very well. Woody Shaft, tell me about the origins of this composition.

SHAFT: Well, I was always a bit of a mystic. I would get these visions. A lot of songwriters of my age get 'em. Some people might call 'em dreams, but I always call 'em visions, 'cause they always happen when I'm drivin'. Usually on the I-440.

So one day durin' rush hour I suddenly get this vision. I'm a weary traveler, limpin' down a crooked road. I been workin' this road for a long, long time. Just goin' up and down this road. I'm very tired. My body is wobbly, infirm, lacking all turgidity… I feel like a toad leg. Very flaccid.

MOPA: What are you wearing?

SHAFT: In the vision?

MOPA: Yes, what are you wearing right now, at this point in the vision?

SHAFT: Just a leathery jacket. A little wrinkled I guess. You want me to go on?

MOPA: Yes, yes, please keep going.

SHAFT: I'm walkin' down this road, exhausted as all get-out. Then I fall down on the ground. My body, I just can't get it up, so I just lay there on the ground for awhile, in a pile of dust.

MOPA: Are you feeling dirty?

SHAFT: I am feelin' dirty, yes. And I'm an old man, but I feel as helpless as a little baby boy, lyin' down there in the dirt.

MOPA: You're a dirty little boy.

SHAFT: Yes I am. Now, I'm exhausted, just like a lonesome toad. I go to sleep for about two hours. When I wake up I notice my head has landed in a very soft-feeling patch of grass. Or I think it's grass, I ain't so sure. So I start touchin' this spot to see if it's actually grass, or if it's somethin' else. This goes on for a few minutes.

MOPA: And you keep stroking it?

SHAFT: Yes. Then I realize it's grass after all. So I slowly get up on my feet – it's very difficult, because I'm so weak and unable to exert much effort.

MOPA: It's getting harder?

SHAFT: Incredibly difficult, yeah. But eventually I get up and stay there for awhile, until I notice a city-limits sign that reads, "Welcome to cialis – Our Rubber Covers The World." Meanin' this town Viagra must've been a major industrial center for tires and whatnot. But once I see that sign, I realize I've finally stumbled across civilization! So I decide I'm just going to continue down this path until I see something that sticks out.

MOPA: Just keep going.

SHAFT: Right, stay on the path. After a few minutes I fish out these little – I dunno, they kinda look like blue vitamins, some sort of vittles or somethin'. And all of a sudden, I get this sudden surge of energy, and it takes me by surprise.

MOPA: So it feels good?

SHAFT: What's that? Sorry, I'm hard of hearing.

MOPA: I said, it feels good?

SHAFT: Oh, does it feel good?

MOPA: Yeah, does it feel good?

SHAFT: Yeah, I'm really relieved that I can spring back into action like that. So I keep walkin' for about fifteen minutes, up and down, up and down, up and down that road. Then off in the distance I notice this really big, tall lighthouse, with a couple of grain silos on either side of it. The lighthouse is standin' straight up and these two silos go up against its side about a quarter way. I feel this impulse to go towards the lighthouse, because I can sense some sort of closure on my day's journey, a sign that will really mean somethin' to me.

MOPA: You're coming to a climax.

SHAFT: Yeah. Well, not completely. I kind of want to wait a bit and hold back, in case I come too early to a hasty conclusion. I mean, I don't know what's happenin' here, I'm just goin' on instinct, you know?

MOPA: Yes, yes, yes. Oh, yes.

SHAFT: So I get up to the lighthouse, and I knock on the door. There's this supervisor there – I'm afraid of him at first, he looks kind of tough, but it turns out he's a very friendly guy. He says, "Hey, glad you could finally make it. Enter, please!"

MOPA: "Come, come."

SHAFT: Yeah, that's what he says. So I come in the lighthouse, and I notice on the floor there's this little circular launch pad. And it's kind of vibratin'. The supervisor tells me to stand directly on the launch pad. I ask 'im why and he says, "Well, let me tell ya – I'm a man of the cloth, and I'm here to help you get where you're goin'." I say to him, "So, what would I call you, a crusader? Travelin' preacher? Evangelist?" And he says, "I prefer missionary."

MOPA: Oh, yes.

SHAFT: And he goes on, "I'm seeking lost souls, and guidin' pilgrims on their journeys. You look like a pilgrim to me. You're on this pilgrimage, and that's why you wound up here. I'm here to help you. If you stand on this launch pad and just wait for a bit, I guarantee you, you're going to fly up into the face of the cosmos, and you're gonna see God."

MOPA: Oh, God.

SHAFT: Yes, God.

MOPA: God.

SHAFT: I know it sounds crazy, but it feels to me like the journey's coming to an end. That after all this hard work and effort, I'm just about ready to bring it to an end. And I have a feeling it's going to feel good and that whatever's up there is gonna take good care of me. Which is good, 'cause I ain't had tobacco in weeks, and I could sure use a cigarette at the end of all this. So I stand on the launch pad, and it starts shaking violently. All of a sudden the walls crack a little bit, and all this water from the ocean starts filling into the room. I get the sense it's about to happen.

MOPA: It's so close. It's so close.

SHAFT: It is, and I'm sure lookin' forward to that cigarette. The room fills with water, up to my knees, and all of a sudden I hear this horn sound in the chamber, it's makin' this sustained, long, round tone… I'm not quite sure how you'd describe it… it kind of sounds like… I dunno…

MOPA: "Aaaaaaaaaaaah"?

SHAFT: No, not quite that, it's rounder sounding than that…

MOPA: "Ooooooooooooh"?

SHAFT: Yeah, "Oh" is more like it. Finally after a few moments of hesitation, the launch pad pulls downward a little, and the water comes over it… and then, finally…. Whoooosh!

MOPA: Yes, yes!

SHAFT: The launch pad shoots me through a very little hole in the top of the lighthouse, and I come shootin' out into the sky, with all this water comin' out too! It's a powerful moment. It's amazing!

MOPA: Oh, wow. Wow.

SHAFT: You got it! I fly right into the damp atmosphere! And I very slowly start decompressing – I'm very relaxed, kind of flushed, just lyin' on my back, free of obligation. I mean, I don't have to call nobody in the morning, I'm free from all responsibility and commitment. I just stay there, on top of this column of water, floating in the middle of the sky with no cares whatsoever. It's a fantastic feeling. A giant release. An outpouring.

MOPA: Wow.

SHAFT: Pretty intense, ain't it?

MOPA: That was incredible.

SHAFT: Thank you. I appreciate it.

MOPA: That was the best ever.

SHAFT: Well, I've always been told I'm a good storyteller.

MOPA: Good? Only good? No way – you're the best ever! I mean it!

SHAFT: Thanks again. That means a lot to me.

MOPA: Whew!

SHAFT: Heh-heh.

MOPA: Wow.

SHAFT: Thank you.

MOPA: So what happens next?

SHAFT: I stay up there in the sky for more than four hours and I have to call my doctor to bring me down.


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