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Norma’s Kidz live on through dolls for people with dementia | News

Norma Wintz’s great-granddaughters looked into her eyes—eyes that had always beamed with light, joy, and love. But that day, the light and joy were barely flickering. Both had been dimmed by old age, and the disease of Alzheimer’s.

“I know you,” Norma said to the girls. “I can’t remember your names, but I know I love you.”

The girls’ hearts ached with pain and happiness at the same time. They hurt because Grandma Norma didn’t recognize them, but felt good that she could still feel the love.

The year was 2017, and Norma was in her late 80s at the time. She was a resident at the Falls City Care Center in Falls City, Neb., and had been since 2014, when she needed a place to recover after a fall at her home.

“We had hoped it would just be for a short time,” daughter Linda Frederick of Falls City

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Woman creates ‘creepy’ realistic baby dolls that are so life-like they ‘make people cry’ | Panorama

Ammon News – Cristina’s baby dolls come in all shapes, sizes and skin tones, with some made fully clothed, while others are presented as sleeping newborns in lavish bedding. A woman is freaking people out with her silicone baby dolls that are so life-like they leave some questioning whether they are real babies. Cristina Jobs, 35, from Deltebre, Catalonia, is a professional sculptor who adds incredible detail to silicone models of newborn babies that make people ‘cry’ as they look shockingly real.
Cristina’s baby dolls come in all shapes, sizes and skin tones, with some made fully clothed, while others are presented as sleeping newborns in lavish bedding.
One image shows a brown-haired baby wearing a beautiful peach-coloured dress and grey booties, lying on beige fabric.
But the artist, who has become a social media sensation, doesn’t just stick to human babies, she has also created fantastical creatures that bring

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Woman creates ‘creepy’ realistic baby dolls that are so life-like they ‘make people cry’

A woman is freaking people out with her silicone baby dolls that are so life-like they leave some questioning whether they are real babies.

Cristina Jobs, 35, from Deltebre, Catalonia, is a professional sculptor who adds incredible detail to silicone models of newborn babies that make people ‘cry’ as they look shockingly real.

Cristina’s baby dolls come in all shapes, sizes and skin tones, with some made fully clothed, while others are presented as sleeping newborns in lavish bedding.

One image shows a brown-haired baby wearing a beautiful peach-coloured dress and grey booties, lying on beige fabric.

One of the hyperrealistic dolls created by Cristina Jobs

But the artist, who has become a social media sensation, doesn’t just stick to human babies, she has also created fantastical creatures that bring dreams to life, such as silver alien babies and

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Woman killed, baby critically injured after 5 people shot in Flint

FLINT, MI — Five people have been shot in Flint Thursday, Jan. 28, including a baby listed in critical condition and a woman who has been pronounced deceased.

Flint Police Chief Terence Green confirmed with MLive-The Flint Journal Thursday evening that one woman is dead and an 11-month-old child is in critical condition at a local hospital following a shooting in the 1900 Block of Tebo Street.

The scene remains active around 9:15 p.m. Thursday, Green said, as police wait on the assessment from the crime labs.

“It looks like it might have been a dispute between two groups,” Green said. “We have an outdoor, indoor crime scene.”

Green did not have information the condition on the other three victims.

It’s an ongoing investigation with no suspects at this time, he added.

Flint Mayor Sheldon Neeley issued a statement after the shooting.

“Our community has been devastated once again by

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