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Mile 19: A Runner’s Dream

Don’t give up on people. There’s good in everybody, although in some it’s hidden. Often, a person just need someone to believe in them first, before they start believing in themselves. My legs were close to giving out. It felt … Continue reading

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America Exposed: A Call For Help

Our young people need us more than ever right now. The recent election gave a true snapshot of the real America. All of our hidden, dark secrets and thoughts are now exposed to the world. Those who’ve harbored hatred and … Continue reading

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Wavelengths

Everything we do has an impact or an influence on someone else, whether we like it or not. As I journey through life, I hope that my wavelengths create more of a positive ripple effect than a negative one. No, … Continue reading

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Dropping Out: Slavery Without Chains

After a long day yesterday one of my neighbors knocked on my door. She wanted to know if I could speak with her 16 year old daughter because her daughter was seriously considering dropping out of school. The moment my neighbor said the words … Continue reading

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Start A Conversation

America’s teen runaway and youth homelessness issues are increasing. Between 1.6 and 2.8 million youth run away each year. There are a number of reasons why these kids were motivated to leave home, and the long list of risk factors … Continue reading

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Those Rappahannock Dreams

Jalan had Shelly’s back. Crystal had Jalan’s back. And God had Crystal’s back as they joined together to give five homeless teens a second chance at a better life. Robbie is one of the homeless teens in ‘WET MATCHES: A … Continue reading

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Something To Read

Over the weekend I’d visited someone and noticed that there wasn’t one piece of reading material in her house. Ever since I became involved with the I HAVE A DREAM FOUNDATION in Los Angeles quite a few years ago I … Continue reading

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