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Travel Through History

I’m a proud Philadelphia native. Philadelphia has a credible claim to having the most historic square mile in the United States. I grew up being learning about William Penn who founded the city in 1683, and taking school trips to Independence Hall. There, 13 British colonies broke away from Great Britain in 1776 to ultimately …

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Realizing What Matters and Why

On more than in an occasion my beloved mother-in-law has told me: “Do be careful of your words and actions, because they can always backfire when you least expect it.” In other words, let it go! I can let go of almost everything, because I hate conflict. Growing up in a house where conflict was our …

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A Connection to My Past

“It doesn’t escape me for one moment that so much joy in my life is due to so much pain in someone else’s.” Lupita Nyong’o tearfully said this in accepting her Oscar for best supporting actress at the Academy Awards. I have a business acquaintance whose mother discovered an old book as a child and as …

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