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"Educating America about the dangers of the troubled teen industry"

Chicago, IL, USA
female, age 45
married, 2 children
Speaks: English
Joined Jan 26, 2008
What I Want to Do: Help and make a difference
Activities: Girl Scout Leader

Why Am I Doing THIS?
As a Girl Scout leader and an activist for the rights of children, sometimes I ask myself, "Why am I doing THIS?"  A fellow Girl Scout leader presented the following at a recent leaders meeting...and it answers that question for me.  My hope is that it might be helpful to others as well...

I am not doing this for the easy hours, high pay, parents gratitude, power or prestige.

I want the world for your children and mine, a world where they can share and help to share; a world of love & laughter where they can show compassion.

I want them to look at the stars, a sunrise, a sunset, the work and world of people and feel the beauty inside themselves.

I want to help them learn to finish anthing they start and do it well and guard their worth with a deeper understanding of themselves.

In giving of myself and my time, I reap rewards far beyond what I give.  I receive for my children and future generations, a better world.

I am doing this because I care.  And so, to all of YOU, because you care - THANK YOU.  You may not see it today, but know this YOU make a difference.
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Joined Jan 26, 2008 Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic 
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Birthday Nov 13, 1970  
Languages English  
About Me I am a mother, a sister, a daughter, a wife, a friend, a cousin, a sister-in-law. A fellow member of the human race, and I deserve to be treated with respect, and kindness; just as you do.
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Pets 3 turtles, 2 newts  
Activist Aspirations Enthusiastic
Political Leaning Liberal
Wild Fact About Me I was sent to a fundamentalist Baptist boarding school that was supposed to be closed. I was brainwashed, mentally abused, spiritually raped and I have suffered the effects for many years.
My Philosophy Honesty is the best policy, even if the truth is harsh.
What Gives Me Hope I have been able to help kids get out of abusive facilities. I can help more.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by ...filling the potholes.
What/who changed my life and why Sadly, I do not recall his name. He told me I had a choice. I could do nothing, or I could ACT.
What Bugs Me Liars. Abusers. Cheaters. Thieves  
Passions Kids, Animals, Life, Love, Art  
Inspirations My kids  
What Scares Me Abusers, Hatred, Evil  
Role Models Roy L - former co-worker, Bill C - a former boss  
Quotation "Do something wonderful, people may imitate it."
Albert Schweitzer
1875 - 1965
Interests Movies, books, family, computer, outdoor  
Books Piers Anthony, Janet Evanovich, Dean Koontz, Anything by Stephen King, Anne Rice  
Music Korn, Chevelle, Rob Zombie  
Movies Cloverfield, The Others, Tank Girl  
TV Shows E.R., Medium, The Avatar  
Favorite Foods edible  
Favorite Places The country, the beach, the waterside  
Can't Live Without STARBUCKS  
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    Where geese are southward-bound in v-formation
    Emitting joyful noises as they fly.

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    And dew-kissed pumpkins glisten in the sun
    While resting on the ground by shocks and haystacks
    Where, after school, the kids have lots of fun.

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    When peaceful autumn comes,
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