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I never expected to be where I am right now. I was definitely wrong on the "where do you see yourself in 10 years" question (but in the best way possible!). Life works in mysterious ways. I am forever grateful for the journey I am on...
I never expected to hit and kill a teenager as I drove home one night. I wasn't found at fault in the crash, but my sorrow has always been very deep. And so, wanting to honor the young man I hit, I've begun telling my story...
I never expected that the death of the father I never met, would have devestated me in the way it has.
I never expected to be fighting for my kids in children's Court.
I never expected to see us now almost two years into this pandemic to find 50 states all going 50 directions on how to treat and end this once and for “ALL.”. We are one Nation, not 50. In any case, we need unified leadership and...
I never expected to have a child. I married for the second time when I was 41 and I never discussed having children with my husband. We bought a single bedroom condo in a vintage building near Chicago, and all through the process my husband never...
I never expected to be a victim to police brutality. The officer jumped out the bushes of a vacant home. As I sat in the drive way of a home where a car had broke down. I had plan to move the car but yet I...