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Sibling’s Support Rock

As I think about my life, I ask myself, “Where would I be without the love and support of my siblings?” If you’re like me, your siblings are your best friends. I learned about boys, sports, how to play monopoly, put on makeup, shop, how to defend myself, and have tough skin; all because of... Read more »
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A New Vision In Song

Have you been watching this season of American Idol? I say the same thing every year, “I’m not watching this year”, yet somehow, I always get sucked right back in by some of its contestants. This season, I became a fan of Shayy’s! The girl can sing! During her audition, Shayy told the judges, she... Read more »
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Spring In- The Reboot

I wrote a blog just a few years ago, “Spring In”, so I thought I’d give you a new “Spring In” with a fresh perspective for 2019! During the spring, birds start to sing, flowers begin to bloom and weather turns warmer! Yes, spring is here and I’m a very happy camper! Although, you may... Read more »
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Time Warp Prom

Join Goodwill Easterseals Miami Valley on the Blue Carpet at the Mix 107.7 Time Warp Prom on April 27th. If you like the GESMV Facebook Page and post any pic of the 80’s you are eligible for a $50 Gift Card by April 20th Contest Rules: How to Enter: You must be 18 or older... Read more »
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Coop’s Movie Scoop The Upside

I finally got around to watching the movie that’s stirring much dialogue in the world.  It’s called The Upside. The Upside is based on a true story. It’s about a wealthy man named Phillip.  He is a quadriplegic that hires Dell, a nonchalant down on his luck parolee, to be his care attendant. Dell has... Read more »
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Won’t You Be My Neighbor

When my favorite guy and I moved into our house a year and a half ago, the neighbors welcomed us to our new community. Some of the neighbors have been there for many years; they offered information only they knew from living in the neighborhood. We felt great being a part of such a welcoming... Read more »
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Ohio First In Assistive Technology

Assistive technology plays a major role in people with disabilities’ lives. Because of assistive technology, many of my friends are living independently. I’m happy to report; Ohio is the first state that has taken the wheel to ensure people with disabilities receive the services. Former Governor John Kasich signed a Technology First executive order into... Read more »
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Safari

Are you looking for a fun way to spend time with friends? Consider our upcoming Goodwill Shopping Safari! It’s treasure-hunting, Goodwill style, and a great way to spend quality time with family and friends this fall. Scheduled for Saturday, April 20, the day begins at 9:00 and ends at 5:00 and includes hours of great... Read more »
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What’s A Caregiver

I’m really thankful for my current caregiver Q. She’s always on time and if she’s running late or can’t make it, she will call or text early enough to find someone else. Q knows how I like my hair fixed, how I like my clothes, make-up and even how I like my sausage cooked. If... Read more »
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Meet Randall

Randall is from Germantown, Ohio but moved to Florida to be with his parents. While in Florida, he worked at the Publix and would help his parents out until he became addicted to drugs.   Randall lost his job, became homeless and then ended up in Jail for 90 days. He asked the judge to please... Read more »
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