most prominent time we remember celebrity deaths occurs for most
of us who tune in to the Academy Awards.
We are also reminded with the
help of the media especially when Presidents, musicians,
athletes, movie stars, writers and many others in the public eye
These news items bring many
examples of individuals who have done extraordinary things with
their lives, who were blessed with gifts and used them in this
However, let us not forget the
many non-famous people who do extraordinary things in their
everyday lives--moms, fathers, brothers, sisters, neighbors, or
people in our immediate communities--such as in our small
neighborhood paper who wrote an article about a woman in her
seventies who started a thriving organization to help those who
are in need. When you read about people like this, who
work for paltry pay and don't have the millions at their
discretion, you believe in humanity.
Possibly, the celebrities we
now grieve for were once helped by people like this woman.
And in this great country of
the United States, time and proven time again, such stories are
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