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Month: March 2010

Why I Choose Life

By Dora Collier NOTE: this was written by my wife, Dora, and posted on her facebook page. Today, my goal is not to convince you of anything; I don’t want to argue the debate; I don’t want to tell you what to do, but rather to share with you a story that has been with me my entire adult life. This is my story and I think we all have one to tell. For me, this story changed, I believe, the course of my life. I remember meeting my best friend, we had an instant bond and soon we were hanging out all the time.We grew up together and shared so many good and bad times. Boy, if I could tell all the things we experienced, you probably would not believe them. I was a quiet, cool headed, slow to jump, a problem solving person and my best friend was the polarized opposite: full of life,totally open, wild, fly by the seat of your pants, overly friendly, funny and a blast to hang out with. We were like fire and water together- Best Friends Forever. I will call my best friend Mary to keep her identity private. Mary loved a good party, a good dance, a good drink and not in that order. She was always the life of the party and everyone loved her. Though I did not...

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