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The end of this year is fast approaching, and with it comes hope for a much healthier, better and more prosperous future. The pandemic that has been with us for almost two years has caused much sorrow and many hardships. However, the past is the past.

Many of us have learned to live with the new ways of doing things and being able to adapt in life has taught us a great deal.

For obvious reasons, the main focus of health topics and ailments fell upon COVID-19. This, however, did not mean that all other health concerns disappeared. Everything else, unfortunately, remained with us, they simply got shuffled to the bottom of the pile.

The sad tale of a young family having to battle with the news that their three-year-old son was diagnosed with autism is told in the feature, Dealing With Autism. This month’s issue is the first episode of a three-part story by father Dimitris Lyritzis and is a heartbreaking tale that his family is still enduring.

Another ailment that affects many is diabetes. Regular contributor Evangeline Capuno tells us how serious this can be for everyone in her feature Children And Diabetes. The article contains some rather alarming facts and figures that renewed my concerns about this particular ly unpleasant ailment that so many suffer from.

Sport is always a welcome change to lift our spirits. In this issue with two stories of sports stars outstanding achievements.

The first one is for all our basketball fan readers. Our own spo rts specialist writer Dennis Gargantiel highlights the achievements of superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo, the “Greek Freak” in his feature story, The Buck Stops Here!

Who among us followers of sport will ever forget 18-year-old Emma Raducanu winning the U.S. Open tennis championship last September. She wowed the 24,000 audience of predominantly New Yorkers with her scintillating display to take the crown.

There’s plenty more inside this issue, and I hope you enjoy reading this as much as we did in putting it together for you.

As Always,