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Heroes

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Every human has heroes. These are the beings we look up to, we emulate, we forget are human.

I have several heroes. My parents are heroes. They have struggled with poverty, disease, addiction, and a host of other obstacles throughout their lives. Growing up was hard, but hindsight being 20/20, I have come to realized that they gave me so much! It is through my mother that I came to know and love writing, art, theater, music.



Four generations: Me, my daughter, granddaughter and my Mom
It is through my father that I learned to create something from nothing.


My Dad
Both my Mom and Dad helped me see that no matter how little I had, there was always enough to share with others who were worse off than myself.

His Holiness the Dali Lama is another hero. His gentle manner, true humility and extreme compassion are inspirational to me. This is the official website for His Holiness: http://www.tibet.com/DL/index.html It tells his incredible story and has many great links to Tibetan history.

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