Category: Adversity

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Lucky, Unlucky, or Just Life-y?

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Lucky, Unlucky, or Just Life-y?

When I was five years old, I went to the dentist and discovered that I had four cavities that needed fillings. This was a bit unusual because the cavities were located on the exterior surface of my canine teeth, the fang-like teeth at the corner of my mouth. Luckily, even in Appalachia, the dentist had […]

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It’s All I Can See

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It’s All I Can See

Does this sound familiar? It’s the Saturday of your high school prom. You had a crush on another student for several months and a few weeks before the prom, you got up the nerve to ask them to go with you—and they said yes. You rented a tuxedo or bought a dress, made dinner reservations, […]

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What I Learned During The Last Year

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What I Learned During The Last Year

My upcoming speaking calendar is full for the first time since February 2020. OK, in February 2020, my calendar was not exactly full because most people don’t schedule conferences during the winter. So, let’s just say that my fall speaking calendar is full for the first time since COVID hit. I’m very grateful but also […]

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