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Hello Darkness My Old FriendHOT YOGA • HOT PILATES • HOT CYCLE • HOT ROW • AND MORE(830) 252-95533D Training1.HEAT 2. INFRARED ENERGY 3. EXERCISERESULTS & BENEFITS• Sports Recovery• Reduces Cellulite• Stress Reduction• Pain Relief• Increased Calorie Burn • Detoxification• Lower Blood Pressure • Weight LossSandy Greenwood and Arthur “Art” Garfunkel.IBy Sonny Melendrezt was their first week at Columbia University in New York when Sandford “Sandy” Greenberg and Arthur “Art”Garfunkel met.As roommates, they made a pact toalways be there for each other in times of trouble, no matter the extreme.A few months later, Sandy began to lose his vision, eventually going blind when glaucoma destroyed his optic nerves.The son of Jewish immigrants with no money to help him, Sandy had to drop out of college and give up his dream of becoming an attorney, returning home to Buffalo, New York.He plunged into depression, refusing to talk to anybody.Then, one day, Arthur flew in, saying he had to talk to him.“You’re gonna come back, aren’t you?” “No. There is no conceivable way!” Garfunkel insisted, “Look I don’t thinkyou get it. I need you back there. That’s the pact we made together: we would be there for the other in times of crises. I will helpBIt’salmosttimetostartthinkingabout your Halloween Costume this year! And don’t forget about your pet! Highlights Publications invites you to send in a photo of your pet dressed to the nines for the spooky Halloween season! Whether you choose sweet, spooky or fun, we want to see your pet in his or her best Halloween garb!Submit your name, pet’s photo, pet’s name and a description of his or her costume to by September 12, 2022 along with your contact information, We will print the photos of our top selections in the October issue of Highlights Publications, One grand prize winner will be selected and receive $50!Remember always make sure your pet is comfortable and safe when choosing ay Alissa Reinhardyou.”Upon returning to the university, Sandybecame dependent on Arthur’s help, walking him to class, bandaging him up when he fell, reading to him and filling out graduate school applications.To show empathy, Garfunkel called himself, “Darkness,” changing his entire life to accommodate his friend.One day, as they were standing in the middle of Grand Central Station, Art said that he had leave for an assignment, abandoning Sandy in the middle of a crowd.Trying to make his way to the train back to the university, he bumped into passengers, knocking over cups of coffee and even fell, cutting his forehead.Once on campus, Sandy heard an apology from a familiar voice. Garfunkel had never left his side, watching his friend the entire time.The experience led to real independence.Sandy graduated and later, studied for a master’s degree at Harvard and Oxford.PRESENT THIS COUPON FOR326 Singing Oaks, Suite 153 • Spring Branch, TX 78070ONE FREE WORKOUT*Valid for first time, local guests only. Must be redeemed during staffed hours.Medicare spoken here.Whether you’re picking your first Medicare plan or learning how to get the most out of your coverage, the UnitedHealthcare® Medicare Store is your one-stop shop.Swing by anytime to:• Learn the basics of Medicare• Ask questions about your plan• Compare coverage optionsWalk-ins welcome.• Get help with enrollment• Activate plan benefits• Replace a lost member ID cardStop in anytime to meet one-on-one with a licensed sales representative. No appointment necessary.Medicare Information Center 2455 NE Interstate 410 Suite # 100, San Antonio, TX 210-809-4965M - F (9:00am-12pm & 1:00pm-4:00pm)For accommodations of persons with special needs at meetings call 210 809 4965,©2020 United HealthCare Services, Inc. All rights reserved. Y0066_21SPRJ57798_CSPRJ57798Darkness - continued on page 10 The Great Pupkin PetCostume ContestHalloween costume! The more creative, the better!As thoughyour pet isn’tcute enoughalready, justpicture himorherinaHalloweencostume! Wecan’t waitto see your Spiderpug, Superpup, Batcat, and more dressed up to enjoy Halloween! Submit your pet Halloween photo today!For more information, you can call(210) 548-6448.September 5

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