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The Hardest Year

My cell rang, and I looked for someplace private to take the call. I walked into the garage and closed the door to my office, which happened to be my car. Sitting inside the car, inside the garage, I found my familiar haven. With three kids and a constant stream of places to be, things to do, people to talk […]

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Colton’s Army Keeps Marching On

September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and for 14-year-old Colton Matter, fighting cancer for the 5th time in 5 years has required the strength of Colton’s Army of prayer warriors, professional athletes, family and friends who have been with him on this journey since the very beginning. Forming an Army Suzy, Colton’s mom, started his CaringBridge site the day […]

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Man’s Best Friend Saving Lives

I used to think I understood how beautiful it felt to be loved by a good dog. But then I started hanging around with assistance dogs. And now I see how much deeper love can go. How Service Dogs Make a Difference A well-trained service dog who has been carefully placed into just the right partnership can transform the life […]

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Celebrating Deaf Awareness Week

This week is recognized as International Week of the Deaf or Deaf Awareness Week, and its purpose is to increase public awareness of deaf issues, people, and culture. The second language I learned was ASL (American Sign Language), and my mom tells me I used to sign in my sleep instead of talking out loud. I was glad to utilize signing […]

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The Legend of Darla

Backstage at CaringBridge: Happy Birthday to Everyone! Birthdays are a big deal at CaringBridge, and there’s one key reason why: Darla Nemec, our vice president of Finance and Administration. For each and every one of our 45+ employees, Darla bakes up a special treat to share with the organization—that’s 2,650 servings of heavenly delight a year! We had a quick […]

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