Monthly Archives: June 2013


Those who know me know my motto: "If you make the people who give $25 feel just as special as those who gave $25,000, you'll have work the next day." This is my motto not only because I like to stay gainfully employed, but also because I believe that the significance of the gift is…
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Different But Not Other

It is perhaps human nature to notice when something or someone is different. It is one thing to notice these differences, it is quite another to designate the difference as other and therefore less than. Back in 1991, when I became Mrs. Minnesota International, I was interviewed as part of the competition I was asked…
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