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A Free Spirit

I was 18 years old when I got the job working at a state mental hospital. The pay at the time was very good especially for an 8th grade drop out. 586 more words

Life

Mentally Challenged Milwaukee Teen Disappears After Taking Short Walk To The Store

Although African-Americans make up just 13 percent of the U.S. population, we account for 33 percent of the missing in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s database. 688 more words

Find Our Missing

REM Iowa offers variety of services to the disabled community

Most people know REM Iowa for its assisted living residential services, but according to Lisa Pakkebier, REM Iowa’s executive director, the services the company provides touches lives in ways that were once thought of as impossible. 663 more words

Hiawatha News

Goldilocks Human Capital Management CSR 2014

This has been a long overdue post since this transpired last November 2014…and forgive me on that matter.  Nevertheless, I would like to share my company’s yearly program that I never fail to look forward to—Corporate Social Responsibility.   375 more words

Mom-at-work

Read: Flowers for Algernon

The wonderful tale of Charlie Gordon….

I first came across this book when I was watching Person of Interest. If you’ve watched the show, you would remember it’s the one book that Root kept on sending back to her home town. 218 more words

Books

Recover(ed)?!

“A good life as determined by me”
– Bill Moon

Recovery is one of the ‘it’ words in mental health over the past few years. It has this buzz about it that everyone wants to be on its bandwagon. 1,151 more words

Personal Introspections

Another Year...

Fifty-seven years.  Sounds like such a long time doesn’t it?

There are times when it feels twice as long and them seems to have gone by far too fast. 894 more words

Intropective