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The word is out.

Charles Amenta

Patients from as far away as New York and Pennsylvania, as well as neighboring states of Wisconsin, Michigan and Iowa, are coming to Dr. Charles Amenta, an ear, nose and throat specialist.

The Homewood doctor is one of a handful of doctors who uses the thermal fusion technique to remove tonsils. But why would people cross state lines for one of the most common surgeries in the country?

The reason is all in the recovery.

“Eleven days after it, I’m feeling fabulous . . .

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Summer events

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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