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From traveling the world to ensuring its access to education

One of the greatest things about life is that it's sometimes surprising. A great example of that are the people who come in and out of your life. One minute you're meeting someone new, and a year and a dozen cups of coffee later, you have a dear friend. Such is the case for my… Continue reading From traveling the world to ensuring its access to education

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From high school dropout to strong (and educated) Latina

It was January of 19*cough, cough*.  It was my 18th birthday. While the rest of my senior class was in their respective classes anxiously awaiting spring and all of the pomp and circumstance that prom and graduation would bring, I was making my way to my locker.  I had made a decision that would change… Continue reading From high school dropout to strong (and educated) Latina

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Irony: It’s funny

Life has been quite crazy. Months of exhaustion turned into migraines turned into random but constant dizzy spells and before I knew it I could barely get out of bed. To function for a few short hours a day I was consuming more energy drinks in one day than I'm sure is safe and even… Continue reading Irony: It’s funny

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The woman who CAN and DOES do it all

I live on what my building terms the 3rd floor but I swear is more like a fourth floor. It's embarrassing to say that recovering from the climb always takes me a few minutes. That's why this, my first Friendly Inspiration post, is featuring my dear friend Cynthia Torres Sanchez, who today finished the American Lung… Continue reading The woman who CAN and DOES do it all

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Oh the insanity…

I'm sure to some, forty years seems like a long time. But when you're the person who's lived them, you wonder how they passed by so quickly that they were no more than a gust of wind as they flew by you. Most of the moments—good or bad—are a mish-mash of memories that were filled… Continue reading Oh the insanity…

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A political party turns into a wake

Last Tuesday’s election brought back a Republican-majorityHouse of Representatives.  An event socatastrophic in nature that it nearly caused the mass suicide of manyDemocrats, or at least that’s what I gathered from the barely intelligiblewords I could hear between their sobs.   It’s a week later and they are still inconsolable.  In hopes of offering words of… Continue reading A political party turns into a wake

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Love…

If you ask 10 different people what love feels like, you'll get 10 very different answers.  For most it's a complicated mix of many things that some would say, are undefinable.  Many even, in their frustration at not being able to explain say, "I don't know, but you'll know it when you see it" or… Continue reading Love…