If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
The best thing anybody can do to improve the world is to treat other people with respect and honor their personal nature and choices in life as long as they do no harm to others. Even if we happen to be different than them or disagree with them.
What/who changed my life and why
I would have to say my grandmother from dad's side of the family. Because my mother and father both worked it was that grandmother who served most often as my parental figure and as a result I often felt more a contemporary of my parents than my own generation. My way of saying I still consider myself old fashioned! LOL