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As a former foster child, my passion is advocating for and with foster care youth, publicizing the challenges that they face and addressing their developmental and emotional needs through workshops.

Monday, October 13, 2008

Quotes from Edward R. Murrow

"Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts."

"To be persuasive, we must be believable; to be believable, we must be credible; to be credible, we must be truthful."

"Just once in a while let us exalt the importance of ideas and information."

"Fame is morally neutral."

"Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices - just recognize them."

"Most truths are so naked that people feel sorry for them and cover them up, at least a little bit."

"Just because your voice reaches halfway around the world doesn't mean you are wiser than when it reached only to the end of the bar."

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Sunday, October 12, 2008

Definition of Courage

"The hardest conditions are the ones in which the hero's mettle is truly tested."

- "Prosperity is self-correcting."

- Politically Incorrect Guide to English and American Literature

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