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WRIGHT WAY: The secret to success?
Movie mogul Tyler Perry was asked how a black youth, born in poverty and raised in an abusive home, made it to become Forbes highest paid man in entertainment in 2011, earning $130 million. Perry g...
Feb 29, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
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WRIGHT WAY: Teacher-student relationships
An article in Education Week titled, “Lingering Shame: Sexual Abuse of Students by School Employees,” stated, “Most of America’s educators are dedicated professionals who wouldn’t dream of crossing...
Feb 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
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Library corner: Programs for ‘Tweens’ offered
Tweens are children who fall in between being a child and a teenager. They are children in the sense that they are not yet teenagers but they differ from small children in that they are not primari...
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WRIGHT WAY: Why act with tact?
It takes skill to successfully navigate through a sea of people who rush from one venture to another in this fast-paced blur we call life. In the process, good manners often fall by the wayside and...
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Library Corner: FOLA to hold its Book and Coffee Series on Feb. 17
The Friends of the Library Association will hold its Book and Coffee Series on Feb. 17 at 10 a.m. at the Craigmiles-Johnston House History Branch with a review of the memoir by Neil White, “In the ...
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Speaking on: Perception
Henry Ford once said, “Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right.” Several years ago I took 25 adolescents and for adults out west to the Navajo Indian reservation in L...
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WRIGHT WAY: Get the facts first
I was standing a few feet away from a frightened 7-year-old child who was pointing a loaded derringer at me with instructions from his father to shoot me if I moved! This was no joke. This was my c...
Feb 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
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Library Corner: Teen Spirit Week begins on Tuesday — wear your colors
The library is open today. The scheduled closing for maintenance has been canceled. Teen Spirit Week begins Tuesday. Wear your school colors as we pay tribute to the late John Hughes, who captured ...
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Family Works: Speaking on ... Eating disorder prevention
Females are thin-obsessed. I can state this with confidence and without fear of being sexist because I know the research and the research overwhelmingly supports this reality. More than 90 percent ...
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WRIGHT WAY: An enemy in your home
The World Health Organization released its mortality statistics for 2011 and a startling figure surfaced about in-home causes of death. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, radon gas c...
Jan 25, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
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