Leonardo Faierman

Posts Published by Leonardo Faierman

Leonardo Faierman was born in Buenos Aires, raised in Queens, on the playground was where he planned most of his schemes. Since then he's plowed a jagged path as a writer, editor, podcaster, comic creator, and mostly benevolent malcontent in New York City. His favorite comic book is Love & Rockets, favorite film is Mad Max: Fury Road, favorite video game is Guardian Heroes, favorite book is The Thief's Journal by Jean Genet.

Jewish Refugee Leaves $2 Million to French Town Who Protected His Family from Nazis

Le Chambon-sur-Lignon is a mountain town in south-central France, primarily composed of Portestant families, but it’s become best known throughout the years as a bastion for refugees. Such was the case during World War II, where the town was estimated to have saved between 3,000 and 5,000 Jews from the Nazis, with residents and clergy risked their lives to hide them from patrols in and around the town.

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Rural Alaska’s All-Women Vaccination Crew Braves Ice and Snow

A team of women medical professionals are rural Alaska’s answer to COVID-19 vaccine administration, and they aren’t at all put off by the weather. The crew does count one man among their ranks, with the scrappy group of four fulfilling a time-honored tradition of Alaskan gumption in the face of other historic pandemics, including similar initiatives to deliver cures for the Spanish Flu and Diptheria to rural villages in the 20th century.

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New Synthetic Cornea Implant Can Give Sight to The Blind Within 24 Hours

An incredible new scientific development may spell a solution for individuals with blindness, all thanks to Israeli startup tech company CorNeat. Rumblings began of their product last year when they announced their CorNeat KPro, an artificial cornea that “bio-integrates with the human eye” and may essentially take the place of cornea transplants in a purely synthetic product.

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