Archive for March, 2012

Reconciliation Day

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Ever had a falling out with a good friend, significant other or family member? One that was so bad you both agreed to go your separate ways?

You probably thought about that person a lot, even after many years apart. You may have often wished that things could be different. And you might have decided that it was just too late.

April 2 is National Reconciliation Day. It’s a day when people are encouraged to put the past behind them, reach out and make amends.

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A recent study revealed that most people have some pretty significant regrets. Of course. We all have things form our past that we wish we could change.

This study produced a list of Top Ten regrets. It didn’t hold many surprises. Though we come from wildly different backgrounds, we all share common experiences.

The study concluded that most people spend at least 45 minutes dwelling on their personal regrets every week. No surprise there, either. We can’t help thinking about things that went wrong in the past, and inadvertently torturing ourselves by pondering what we should have done differently.

Number 6 on the list of regrets really caught our attention. It’s something that many of us at PeopleFinders think about each day:

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We’ve all been there. We’ve all had to make an important decision about someone. It could be a friend we’ve known for years, someone we just met or even a relative.

Of course we want to make the best decision possible. We want to do what’s right for everyone involved, including ourselves, our friends and our family. But sometimes it can be difficult to know what to do. Sometimes we wish we had more facts to help us make better informed decisions.

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Freedom of Information Day

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

March 16 is National Freedom of Information Day. It’s a celebration of the Freedom of Information Act that was signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1966.

The Freedom of Information Act grants Americans the right to easily access information from and about the Federal Government. This law states that every person has the right to review federal records, unless those records are legally protected from public disclosure.

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How would you feel? You learn that your 18-year-old daughter is in a relationship with a 41-year-old man. A man who used to be her teacher. How would you react?

That’s the situation Tammie Powers recently found herself in. Her teenage daughter Jordan is romantically and sexually involved with a former teacher, James Hooker. Now Tammie is doing everything she can to tell her story to the world. She has one overwhelming goal: to get 41-year-old Hooker arrested.

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