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Do you remember the vision you had for your future when you were a teenager? Maybe you wanted to be a rock star or a professional ball player. Maybe you wanted to be an actor or an astronaut. My dream was to write for a big city newspaper by day and pen novels by night.

I’ve always wanted to write. I lived in the journalism lab through middle school and high school. I competed in UIL writing competitions and went to the State level starting my sophomore year. I went to college on journalism scholarships. I worked for newspapers starting my 8th grade year. Journalism was my niche.

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Meaning behind a closed door

October 24, 2011
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I received an email this morning that broke my heart and left me remembering some the most profound lessons of my life as I found out that the woman who perhaps made the biggest impact in my writing career is now suffering from Alzheimer’s. As I read the words, I felt my heart cry. This woman […]

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