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We all have times that test us; we all have our own sources of strength we draw from. Today, Ashley Quiñones gets her new kidney. Whatever your sources of strength, wherever you seek and find your positive energies, I hope you’ll think of Ashley today, her family, her surgical team, as well as her extraordinary […]
Here is what offends me: this news item was classified – wrongly and callously – as “weird news.” The journalistic summary in question pertains to the death of Christina Symanski, at age 31, a paraplegic who took her own life by starving herself. Incidentally, the starvation process required two months. She died December 1st, 2011, […]
A few days ago I wrote about Ashley Quiñones, and her need for a kidney transplant. With the daunting prospect of raising the remaining $234,000 for this critical surgery, I can’t imagine what she must feel, or what her family feels. And you’ve all been stepping up to the plate – with your big hearts […]
It’s Saturday morning. It’s raining. I’d love to linger in bed and turn my daily writing exercise to flights of fancy, or the latest tales of teenage folly around my little household. But given the discussion this past week – of very real and pressing social ills that affect millions of us – I prefer to point […]
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