In Memory Of Caitlin Oto

Searching for a Web address from an Early Show segment? If it doesn't have its own complete story, it will be here.

Here are the links for February:

Feb. 22, 2005

At least three people have died in the last week as rainstorms have pounded southern California. One of the latest victims was 16-year-old Caitlin Oto. She died Sunday night when a boulder slammed through the roof of her bedroom where she was watching television.

Oto lived in an apartment upstairs from her family's general store. In addition to losing their daughter, the store was destroyed, and the family has lost their livelihood.

Residents have organized a fund. If you would like to contribute, please visit, northwoodsresort.com/shadybrook

You may send donations to the fund via PO Box 38, Silverado, CA 92676. Please make checks payable to "Shadybrook Memorial Fund", care of Wells Fargo Bank.

Feb. 21, 2005:

The family of a 15-year-old Salt Lake City girl, who was killed by the tsunami in Thailand, will return next week to South Asia, where they were vacationing when the giant wave struck.

Kali Breisch's family, through a foundation dedicated to Kali's memory, has raised more than $40,000 to aid Thai tsunami survirors. They are making the trip to determine how the contributions can best be used to help. For more information on the foundation, visit the Web site at www.4Kali.org.

Stuart Breisch, who will be making the trip with his wife Sally Nelson, said returning to the disaster zone will be sad, but is way of giving back to the Thai people. In addition to Breisch and his wife, a son, Jai, and a daughter, Shonti, also survived the December 26th tragedy.

Feb. 5, 2005:

Kim Serratore, The Early Show hairstylist and keeper of Rene Syler's hairdodo, demonstrated three glamorous hairstyles for Valentine's Day that are easy enough for you to do yourself. Each style is designed for a different length hair.

If you plan to try these at home, here are the links for the hair products Serratore used from Ouidid,
Aveda, and Alterna.


Feb. 3, 2005:
The progressive, degenerative brain disease known as Alzheimer's affects everyone in the family, but can be particularly tough on grandchildren, who may not understand what's going on.

The Early Show's's "In the Family Circle" segment examined the impact the disease is having on the family of , who has 21 grandchildren. Co-anchor Hannah Storm visited Almon and two of those grandchildren at Connecticut's Laurel Garden's Assisted Living Center.

Storm also with Alzheimer's Foundation of America CEO Eric Hall.

The fondation can be reached toll-free at 866-AFA-8484 (866-232-8484).


  • Brian Dakss

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