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Thankful Thursday

As I sit here sick AGAIN I really try to put a positive spin on things. While I might have a cold and not really be able to talk, all in all I am a healthy happy person. I have children who love me, a husband that works his tail off to give us a great life. Plus no matter how bad my day is my students will always greet me with a smile :O) If that isn't enough I have proof that there are still good people in the world. Recently I learned about a video made by Kevin Love and Larry Fitzgerald. In case you didn't know it is breast cancer awareness month well they are donating 25 cents for every share this video gets. Whether it is on Facebook or Twitter please take the time to click the links and maybe together we can help save the lives of many women.

Comments

What a great cause. It is nice that you are sharing this with everyone. If it even saves 1 person it makes it worth it. I am going to share and re-tweet again
Melinda Dunne said…
There is always something to be thankful for even in the midst of illness etc. I have shared the video. Thanks for posting it!
Will definitely share, thanks for making me aware of an easy to help contribute to the fight against breast cancer.
Mellissa Hanks said…
That is what is so great about this is how easy it is to make a difference :O)

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