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Brooklyn Reading

At 7 p.m. April 24, I’ll be at The Community Bookstore in Brooklyn to read from Paris Red and share in conversation with Brigid Hughes, founder and editor of… 128 more words

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Sister Pat's View on Aging

So, several months ago, my mom came to me and wanted to discuss growing old and how people age with dignity. Our family has had some wonderful experiences with Sister Pat and the… 48 more words

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Out of Poverty and Talking to Power

In this episode of Pepsi with Brigid, we interview Vanessa Garcia, a young woman who grew up in poverty and who was inspired by Marianne Williamson at her Sister Giant conference to do something about her situations and others like her. 137 more words

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Perhaps, Penelope

This is a story about a 2nd grade student, Penelope who is fully included into her home school of Willard Elementary School in Evanston, Illinois. In this piece, we explore the tough decisions that Matt and Megan Lassman went through to get to this place… Please watch and share

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Remembering Brian Hughes - Innocence, Prison, Mental Illness, AIDS and Family

My parents Pat and Brigid Hughes sat down with me to discuss what it was like to raise a child with mental illness.  It has been 5 years since my brother Brian died and today (April 24th) would have been his 43rd birthday.  135 more words

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Meet The Lassmans - The impact of disability on the family

Please meet my friends, the Lassmans.  7 years ago, their daughter Penelope was born and there began a wild road of learning how to live with a child with disabilities and how it has impacted their whole family.  119 more words

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