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Day 9

List 10 people who have influenced you and describe how.

1&2.) My parents.
This one is a no brainer. They are living proof to me that… 1,212 more words

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

Researching autism in mainstream secondary schools, I came across this comment on an online debate of whether autistic children should be taught in mainstream schools.. 1,150 more words


DJ Chuang

Appreciate my dear friend DJ for walking me though my first website.  Known him since 2001 at the L2 Foundation gathering.  He’s been a very transparent friend, influential leader, and coach.   12 more words

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A Little Note

This weekend, I received a note – a very nice one, in fact – from a former student of mine.  In it, she updated me on her life, wished me well, and tossed out the idea of a possible get-together over coffee.  797 more words


I Intimidate You? You Intimidate Me.

You know, the extent of talent in the world is crazy amazing right now and sometimes (most times) we feel like we’re not good enough or talented enough and compare ourselves wishing we could look, do, sing, speak or dance like a particular person. 635 more words

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Your reading list . . .

Facebook recently asked 62 influential people for the books they’d recommend.  From an initial list of 230 titles, they whittled it down to 11.  Here they are: 52 more words


The Wait is Sexy- Yvonne Orji

I’ve always counted myself as an intellectually sound person and I couldn’t fathom why I hadn’t watched a Ted Talk before, so Last Tuesday night, I was scrolling through YouTube and after watching Issa Rae’s breakout ABG and First all day (my data plan severely disagreed with my actions), a recommended video popped up, a TED TALK by Yvonne Orji, for all those who don’t know, she’s Molly on HBOs’ Insecure (Maddddd Show) and not that I was surprised to see her doing a Ted Talk, it was just unexpected but I went ahead to watch it, intrigued as ever (also the fact that it was named “The Wait is Sexy” was a major deciding factor). 204 more words

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