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Glee Stars lend their voice to End the Word!

May 24, 2011 Kyron No Comments
Spread the Word to End the Word

Glee…YES, I absolutely consider myself a GLEEK! Proudly, I hold up my fingers in the glorious *L* and count myself among they loyal losers People who haven’t watched Glee may think it’s about a bunch of teenagers in show choir at their local high school who just get slushies thrown in their face because like …

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Thank You, Mom by Procter & Gamble

May 19, 2011 Kyron No Comments
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If you haven’t had a good cry recently, pull out your box of Puffs because Procter and Gamble have a commercial campaign that’s at least a 3 hankie kind of commercial. Better yet their Thank You, Mom campaign on Facebook is going to help donate $250,000 to Special Olympics. All it takes is each of …

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ADAPT members arrested protesting proposed Medicaid cuts

May 4, 2011 Kyron 4 Comments

Bravery comes in all shapes and sizes. Sometimes its a firefighter running into a burning building that everyone else is running from. Sometimes it’s a mom who bravely holds down her child while a nurse sticks yet another needle into them, just because they know it’s needed. Sometimes its a person or a group of …

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Be Part of the Breakthrough for Down Syndrome Research

May 7, 2009 Kyron 1 Comment

This article was submitted to me and unfortunately I have been sidetracked. That seems to happen alot these days. Life has a way of doing that to so many of us.  While this article talks specifically about Down Syndrome research, there is room to be concerned about funding for many issues regarding special needs children. …

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I wish I could come up with a title

March 26, 2009 Kyron No Comments

…that would be as wonderful as the article I have to share with you today. I feel honored to “know” the woman who expressed everything I thought when I heard about this gaffe that President Obama made. Honestly, right now I couldn’t have begun to do it the justice Johanna has. I feel blessed to …

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A champion ahead of his time

August 14, 2008 Kyron No Comments

Obviously the whole Tropic Thunder thing has touched me. I’ve seen those looks. I’ve seen them used at my cousin Edith. I’ve seen them used at my daughter Katherine. I’ve seen them used at my friend Joey at the local Publix. I’ve heard the casual use of the word retard. I have to tell you …

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Take the PLEDGE!!

August 13, 2008 Kyron 2 Comments

I saw Good Morning America this morning. I damn near lost my breakfast. I had to clean up the coffee I spit out. Ben Stiller said on NATIONAL TELEVISION that the people organizing protests (and I’m paraphrasing here) were raising a stink about stuff they had “heard” about the movie but had not seen it. …

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