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You mean the world to …

… the child in your second grade class, the one you didn’t make fun of when he didn’t understand the instructions and painted his fish red instead of purple.  You didn’t hold his art work up above your head for … Continue reading

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You mean the world to…

… the new mother who waits patiently out in the waiting room of the neonatal intensive care unit at the hospital, the one you smiled to.  You didn’t say, “That’s all right, your baby was born premature, but will catch … Continue reading

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You mean the world to…

… the woman in the department store, the one who had a screaming son strapped in a stroller, the one who was stooping down to catch all the potato chips her child threw around in a fit of anger instead … Continue reading

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You mean the world to…

… the teenager you helped instead of laughing at his clumsiness, the one who dropped all of his books in the bus in front of you.  He may have a secret you know nothing about – a father who drinks … Continue reading

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You mean the world to…

… the friend who needed your shoulder to cry on.  Because of a broken heart from a boyfriend who stopped loving, or because their grandmother is losing all her memories to dementia, or because he can no longer play on … Continue reading

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