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An Unexpected Gift of Friendship

Alert the media! I finally have something good to report from the dark side of 70. I’m a generally optimistic person, as anyone who knows me can attest. But I admit to feeling a bit disappointed in this aging thing. I have some health issues, as does my husband, but I’ve noticed lately that my ...

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Awestruck

When we’re busy and stressed out — rushing around and reacting to the hectic nature of modern life — the everyday moments of awe often slip by us unnoticed. Life is so very precious and short. Every day we have on this earth is a miraculous gift. And yet this stress and ...

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My Mission: It Starts with a Voice

On July 14, 2004, our third child was born. A beautiful, bouncing baby boy! We were overjoyed. Three days later the phone rang and our world was turned upside down. Our son, Beau, had Down Syndrome. We held each other and cried, paralyzed with fear and overcome with sadness, afraid of the ...

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