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As a young adult, my mother always wanted to be a lawyer. It was one of her biggest dreams. She went to college and majored in political science. However, after she graduated, she didn’t reach her dreams. Instead of continuing her education, she decided to simply become a secretary for a law firm instead of a...
At the age of six I fell in love with art, in grade school art on Fridays was what I looked forward to each week. I remember making Christmas ornaments out of card board toilet paper rolls for the Christmas tree. All through school art was my main interest because there were no mistakes to be made, Art provided...
Sixteen years ago I set out on a path of writing a life skills book for young people and creating a foundation to donate this book to youth organizations and schools. As a high school basketball coach my “Mission” was to teach and inspire kids around the world to “Achieve Straight A’s in the School of Life!” I...
Amy loves to help kids find their goals and reach them. She started "Goaled Kids", a non-profit, and speaks at schools regularly to help kids dream big and then have a process to turn those dreams into goals, and go get them. As part of Goaled Kids, Amy has for a decade lead a summer introduction to track and...
The Detour Company Theater gives disabled adults a chance to act. The leader Sam founded it in 2000 and made several actors including me ,dreams come true. I would like them to be reconised. They are wonderful friends and wonderful heroes.
Role models are a huge part of our lives. Some are there from the beginning, and others come later on. I met mine when I was in first grade. Lacey Duckart was a 5th grader that I only knew as my safety patrol, or the person that walked me to the bus at the end of the day. I never thought she’d end up being so...