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Opinion: My daughter's long wait for a spot in a group home continues

Twenty-seven years ago, I was given a gift. Back then, I did not see it that way. In those early days, I deemed the birth of my daughter with a Global Developmental Delay as somewhat of a challenge. 574 more words

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My Brother, Ivan Clifford Williams

My 69-year-old brother, Ivan, died in his sleep a few weeks ago. Hospitalized for pain, he underwent tests: kidney failure was imminent. He had been blind from birth, but as he wound down, he told his caretakers that he could finally see – and that everything was beautiful. 869 more words

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What’s It Like To Be a Foster Child?

I recently read a good book – Orphan Train: A Novel by Christina Baker Kline. It is the story of a teenage girl in the foster system, and an older woman, who had also been an orphan. 558 more words

Guest Blog Post- Appalachian Children's Emergency Shelter


ACES is the acronym for Appalachian Children’s Emergency Shelter. It is a non-profit organization set up to serve the children of North Georgia who are placed in foster care and do not have an immediate place to go as well house children longer term. 275 more words

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Finding A Home For Our Son

There is no place like home.  There really is not.  My son has autism and is happiest in his own home.  He lives a simple life.   583 more words


Life Goes On after Election Day in Kansas

I went to bed last night hoping and praying that the status quo in Kansas would come to an end with a changing of the guard. 592 more words


Election Teams In Group, Elderly Homes Under Scrutiny

DENVER (CBS4)- For people who live in nursing or long-term care facilities the process of casting a ballot is not always simple and can be controversial. 400 more words