I am the youngest of 7 kids; 3 brothers, 3 sisters - and me. My mom and dad divorced when I was young so it became very tough to make ends meet. My mom raised us kids as a single mother. I couldn't imagine how difficult that was for her.
I am very blessed to live in the Ohio Valley where there are employment opportunities. I am grateful to have the access I do to resources and community, I think that is the real reason I am doing better.
The candidates we support, the campaigns we fund, and the votes we eventually cast, fundamentally influence the future of our country and the course of the world.
People with depression, anxiety, and other mental disorders can receive more effective treatments, experience safer recoveries, and maintain a higher quality of living than ever before - so why does the stigma persist?
I’d like to get to a place where I no longer depend on public assistance - that’s the goal
I think it will take a while for things to get better. I believe we could do more to make the changes necessary to help people - I am hopeful things will change.
"I feel that most people believe if you work hard you won’t be poor, but that’s just not the case. When you are born into a certain class, it is very difficult to advance to the next class, especially if you don’t have the proper tools or education."
Americans have notoriously surrendered their right to vote. A Pew research study found that only 56 percent of the U.S. voting-age population cast ballots in the 2016 presidential election - only slightly better than in 2012. But, that still means 44 percent of eligible voting-age Americans decided to "sit this one out".
A leader is someone who shares; shares their thoughts, their aspirations and THEIR WORK! Everything we need today we learned in kindergarten. Keep your hands to yourself, respect your elders, and SHARE.