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August 6, 2018

Pride in Bolingbrook

I was recently fortunate enough to be invited to a new group, and in June I helped them form and execute the first Family-friendly Pride event in Bolingbrook.  This group was created to show support for and to raise awareness of the LGBTQ community. The event went great, and many people were filled with capital P and lower-case P Pride …

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May 28, 2018

Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day. Frankly, it’s an interesting turn of phrase. Memorial Day commemorates those who have died in service of our country. It is sometimes confused or conflated with Veterans’ Day, which is the 11th of November when we remember all those who have served in the US armed forces. I have veterans in my family, and they deserve our …

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May 28, 2018

How I Will Honor our Nation’s Hero’s Today.

  I am  saddened that the Senate passed a bill that would open the door to privatization of the country’s largest health care system.  My family is full of brave veterans.  My father, sister, brother and daughter have all served in times of war and peace. I know the work of the VA first hand, not only as a family …

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