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My decisions are my responsibility

When you are a child, parents always decide what clothes to dress you in, what shoes to buy, what you should eat, and countless other things. When you are young, adults decide for you, because those decisions will always be for your benefit....

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Justice vs. Injustice

María commented that, in society, those who seek justice always forget about their own well-being, turning a blind eye to their own needs. They don’t take fair action in the face of visible and obvious offenses, putting aside the care of the greater population to focus on the needs of…...

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In Adversity

Adversities are part of life, we are not exempt from them, we are not strangers to suffering, and many times, this becomes a learning channel, sometimes much more direct than happiness itself; Therefore, speaking, accepting, embracing and overcoming what happens to us in misfortune is vital so that the experience…...

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TODAY WAS A GOOD DAY

I get up at 6:00 am, it's still dark, I go to the bathroom to wash my face, then I go to the kitchen, we turn on the burner and put on the pot for milk, we start the task of making something to eat for lunch, in pots and…...

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A Small Light Shines in me

I was only 6 years old when I remember hearing those words only from my father, not from any one else around me, not at school, not on the street, not even on television. I was just a 6-year-old girl and in my mind there were already screams that felt…...

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Work is Not Done Only Behind a Desk

It was a normal day; the family went about their daily activities including school, work, housework, shopping and more. That day, Enrique*, 41, returned home earlier than expected. His face conveyed immense concern because hours earlier at his office, he was fired....

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