Quotations in the News

By The Associated Press | Posted - Dec. 27, 2013 at 2:12 a.m.



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(AP) - "We get false teeth almost every week. How do you lose your teeth?" _ New York City Transit's lost-and-found office supervisor William Bonner, describing one of the office's most-collected items.

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"Joe Blow is not going to know that now an organ is defined as also including a hand or a face." _ Dr. Suzanne McDiarmid, chair of a United Network for Organ Sharing committee that will develop new policies for hand and face transplants, which will soon face the same sort of regulation as those for hearts and other organs.

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"There hasn't been a whole lot of fallout. If a church said they wouldn't work with us, we'd have a church right down the street say, `We'll take the troop.'" _ Boy Scouts of America executive board member Brad Haddock, on how religious sponsors of Boy Scout troops are reacting to the group's decisions to start accepting openly gay members from Jan. 1.

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