MY STORY, MY SELF™, PART IV

In my last blog, I discussed my challenges and triumphs in middle and high school, and how they helped to shape my thinking about how to help at-risk students. In this blog, I talk about how I came to understand that the stories we tell about ourselves and the world help determine our chances for

My Story, My SELF™, Part III

In my last blog, I discussed challenges in school I was able to overcome because others opened doors for me and I was willing to work hard after the doors were opened. In this blog, I talk about challenges and triumphs in middle and high school, and how they helped to shape my thinking about

My story, my SELF™, Part II

In my last blog I discussed choices my parents made that allowed me to live and have a chance for a successful life. In this blog I talk about challenges in school I overcome because others opened doors for me and I was willing to work hard after the doors were opened. At the end

My Story, My SELF™

When I was two months old I was on life support. My temperature was 108 degrees. The doctors told my parents they could end my life…since the most they could hope for was a child with stunted growth and severe brain damage. My parents chose to continue life support. Their decision to ignore the doctor’s

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