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A Journey of Love By Judy Jenkins

     Imagine that every time you pick up a newspaper or turn the page in a book, you face words that resemble a foreign language. You know it is your native language but you cannot navigate easily through the words. There is tremendous difficulty breaking words down into sounds which create struggles with correctly pronouncing words and forming […]

Best of the Flaunters 2020!

We all start out so unabashedly unashamed.  Whatever makes us different we regard without concern of how others might be making assumptions about us. Then it all changes.  Someone.  Somehow. Sometime.  Something.  We find ourselves thrust into the world of judgment, or painfully watch as our children face the same.  Consumed by the unwelcome attention, […]

Living Beyond Limitation: My Journey Through My Eating Disorder  By McKenna Weinbaum (Age 16)

My name is McKenna. In addition to being a student entering my junior year of high school, I’m an artist, a singer, an aerialist, a jewelry business owner, a yogi, dancer, actor and photographer. My life’s purpose comes from doing all of these things which I love. I have a deeply rooted passion for sharing […]

When You’re Handed a Pandemic

October 1973 Only four years old, to me the chance to play with my friend Daniel Shapiro with my two brothers and his siblings in a bomb shelter while living in a suburb of Jerusalem had its advantages. While my parents were undoubtedly frightened by the sound of rockets outside, I was too young to […]