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Kalen is Ballin

When growing up, most of the young boys where I lived, loved playing basketball on the court of Resurrection’s Church. If you ask me, I think they all dreamed of being drafted into the NBA (National Basketball Association). I know my brothers did! Boys and girls who love and play any sport work hard to... Read more »
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What a Wonderful Dream

As we prepare to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday let’s be reminded of the dream he had to make life better for all. As a person with a disability, life presents its challenges, but it can be even more difficult when you fall victim to prejudice. People can be rude, but mostly because... Read more »
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Service No Service

I’m sure by now everyone is aware of the incident that happened with Brandon Washburn, a man who’s deaf, and what he experienced at a Taco Bell. Brandon drove up to the drive-thru window to show a Taco Bell employee his order.  His order was written on his cell phone, but then the employee denied... Read more »
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A Better Me Year

Happy New Year Everyone! I usually make a New Year resolution at the beginning of the year, but not for 2019.  I’m just going to work on what I can do to be a better me! Every year, I tend to make the same resolutions, eat healthier, lose weight, save more money and walk more... Read more »
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Float On- Easterseals Celebrates 100 Years In Rose Parade

What are you doing New Year’s Day? Hope you’ll be watching the Rose Parade for the debut of the first ever Easterseals float. The float, in the creation of a 20 foot tall three tired birthday cake, is celebrating the 100th birthday of Easterseal’s. This float represents the assistance Easterseals has provided to people with... Read more »
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Happy Holidays “Shari’s 12 Days of Xmas”

Around this time of the year, I get excited because of the holiday season. I love the holidays and I’m a social butterfly, an adventurous type person. Since my heart is filled with so much joy, I would like to pass on twelve of my favorite ways that I enjoy this season and perhaps, you... Read more »
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Be Like A Tree

As we’re well into the fall season and leaves on the trees have changed, I can’t help but to think of my friend, J.  J had autism and we worked together at Goodwill Easterseals Miami Valley.   I was asked if he could assist me in doing some of my work duties twice a week about... Read more »
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Thanks President George H. W. Bush

As the world mourns the passing of President George H. W. Bush, I wanted to take time to thank him for passing a law that has made my life and others better. President Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on the South Lawn of the White House on July 26, 1990. The law... Read more »
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Winning Winnie!

Winnie Harlow is the new fashion “IT” girl! Winnie, who’s one of the world’s most well-known models, has vitiligo. Vitiligo is a condition that causes skin to be embedded in white patches.  She has just been confirmed to walk in the yearly anticipated televised, Victoria Secret Fashion Show which will occur Sunday December 2nd at... Read more »
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