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Lasting Impressions

Six hardhats holding hands creating a barrier for a group of preschoolers to insure their safety. The first whiff of spring. Audrey Hepburn refusing more cancer treatment so she could return to Somalia to complete her work there before she … Continue reading

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A Quintessential American

 U.S Representative, John Lewis, has always been a man I’ve greatly admired ever since reading his book, Walking With The Wind (1999), about the Civil Rights Movement. I remember watching him stand behind Barack Obama when he took the oath … Continue reading

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Obama and Company

I have to say I was a little surprised that in response to Monday’s post Mitt there weren’t any Romney advocates to be heard. I truly expected an onslaught of controversial comments in his defense. How telling. However, I did … Continue reading

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Unoccupied Wallstreet

“You can’t evict an idea when its time has come,” according to one of the leaders of the movement that calls itself ‘Occupy Wall Street’ but as it turns out if you’re the Mayor of New York you can, well … Continue reading

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The Help

I love the movies but always make it a point to go to the first show, I don’t care how early it starts. Why? The women. I never comprehend, especially being as taciturn as I am, why females have the … Continue reading

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