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“A great deal of talent is lost to the world for want of a little courage” -Sydney Smith

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He trembled a bit as he approached the microphone.  His thoughts crystalized into a profound truth.

I have a been unemployed for several years.  I have many talents.  I have much to offer this community.

Just a statement.  He had no ask.  He didn’t elaborate on such talents.  He sat down.

I felt tears well up for this man about whom I knew so little.  Sure his story is complex.   Whose story isn’t? Continue Reading…