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How Veterans Are Serving Their Communities After Active Service

When he left the Air Force in 2008, several years after his father’s death in a motorcycle accident, former Air Force Senior Airman John Mahshie felt “alone and isolated.” And he figured other vets might be struggling as well.

“I wanted to create a community for fellow veterans who needed a sense of belonging,” Mahshie, 38, tells PEOPLE. “I had this vision of growing a ‘healing farm’ . . . [because] it’s just as important to feed the body as it is to feed the spirit.” 

So in 2013 Mahshie vets a new transformed a nine-acre plot of land in Hendersonville, N.C., that his family had used to raise pigs into lush farmland filled with organic fruit trees, berry bushes and medicinal herbs and flowers. 

“I learned pretty much everything about planting and growing by watching YouTube videos,” says Mahshie, who, with his wife, Nicole, 34, now invites former service

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Motorcycle rider dies crash in Fairfield Co, SC: Official

A 23-year-old Midlands man was killed in a motorcycle crash over the weekend, the Fairfield County Coroner’s Office said Monday.

Benaiah Lawson was killed in the two-vehicle collision that Fairfield County Coroner Chris Hill called an accident in a news release.

The Winnsboro resident hit another vehicle at about 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of 9th Street and U.S. 321, according to the release. That’s in Winnsboro, across the street from Fairfield Central High School.

Lawson was riding a motorcycle that was heading north on U.S. 321 when he crashed into a vehicle that was turning off 9th Street onto the bypass, Hill said.

Lawson was taken to a Prisma Health hospital in Richland County, where he died, according to the release.

No other injuries were reported by the coroner’s office.

Information was not available if Lawson was wearing a helmet.

There was no word on possible criminal

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A Motorcycle Rally in a Pandemic? ‘We Kind of Knew What Was Going to Happen.’

Mayor Mark Carstensen in Sturgis, S.D., a town that hosts a popular annual motorcycle rally late in the summer, Oct. 24, 2020. (Benjamin Rasmussen/The New York Times)
Mayor Mark Carstensen in Sturgis, S.D., a town that hosts a popular annual motorcycle rally late in the summer, Oct. 24, 2020. (Benjamin Rasmussen/The New York Times)

STURGIS, S.D. — Albert Aguirre was amped as he and a buddy skimmed across the South Dakota plains, heading to join 460,000 bikers for a motorcycle rally shaping up to be a Woodstock of unmasked, uninhibited coronavirus defiance.

“Sit tight Sturgis,” Aguirre, 40, posted on Facebook on Aug. 7 as he snapped a photo of the sun sifting through the clouds. “We’re almost there!”

A month later, back home in the college town of Vermillion, South Dakota, Aguirre was so sick he could barely take a shower. He had not been tested but told friends that it had to be COVID-19.

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Infectious-disease experts had warned about the dangers of cramming thousands of

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