We’re also improving our survival rate. In 2009 we lost fewer Americans to common conditions like heart disease, diabetes and cancer. Congratulations, we’re learning how to endure.
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Newborn Carlina White had a fever. When it hit 104 degrees, her parents immediately took her to the hospital. As Carlina’s mother waited for news, she was met by a nurse. The woman was calm and supportive. She told Joy that everything was fine, and suggested she go home to rest.
Even when Carmen was just a little girl, she always wondered why her mother seemed so sad. Carmen would ask now and then, but was always told things were fine. Deep down, however, Carmen knew they weren’t.
At an early age, Carmen learned the difficult truth. Her grandmother died of cancer when her mother was just a little girl. When it happened, Carmen’s mother was sent to live in a new home. Her aunt was sent elsewhere.
Elvis may have said it best. The soulful crooner lamented that he would have a blue Christmas without you. Okay, maybe he wasn’t talking about you in particular. Point is, even Elvis needed his loved ones around to be merry.
Are you missing anyone this holiday season?
During the 1990s Michelle heard about a new online service called a people search. One website claimed to provide current contact information for most anyone in the United States. It seemed like the fastest way to find her father. She gave it a try.
Entrepreneurs start new businesses for a variety of reasons. Some people may feel that the only goal of any company is to make money, but while that is important (at least if you want to keep the business alive), it is not the only motive.
Developing a business involves an incalculable amount of time, work and effort. It is not a venture that is entered into lightly; the desire to found a company stems from the pursuit of a dream and the need to carve your own niche in this world.
In movies and TV show, groups of people effortlessly maintain close friendships for decades. In real life, it’s not that easy.
Friendship is simple, right? It seems like it should be one of the easiest things in life. The truth is we have to work hard to build and maintain friendships.