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edward negron
Worked at AIDS Foundation of Chicago
Lives in Chicago, IL
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I celebrate myself, and sing myself, and what I assume, you shall assume. —Walt Whitman
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Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads. —Erica Jong
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You need only claim the events of your life to make yourself yours. —Florida Scott-Maxwell
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We don't always have to be strong. Sometimes, our strength is expressed in being vulnerable. Sometimes, we need to fall apart to regroup and stay on track.

We all have days when we cannot push any harder, cannot hold back self-doubt, cannot stop focusing on fear, cannot be strong....
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No trumpets sound when the important decisions of our life are made. Destiny is made known silently. —Agnes DeMille
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One basic concept that never loses its power to work miracles is the concept called acceptance. -- Melody Beattie
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Nothing is troublesome that we do willingly. —Thomas Jefferson
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The greatest acts of kindness are those done by choice, not out of fear or guilt. -- How to Stop Being a People Pleaser - wikiHow
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It doesn't happen all at once.... You become. It takes a long time. —Margery Williams

A spiritual awakening is partly a process of becoming real. We move from the external controls of image and others' opinions to the internal controls of honesty, listening to our inner voice, and having true relationships. We shed the games that maintained our old style of life - "invincible" or "hero" or "poor me."...
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We are powerless over other people's expectations of us. We cannot control what others want, what they expect, or what they want us to do and be. --Melody Beattie

Setting Our Own Course

We can control how we respond to other people's expectations.
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To keep your character intact you cannot stoop to filthy acts. It makes it easier to stoop the next time. —Katharine Hepburn
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Within our dreams and aspirations we find our opportunities. —Sue Atchley Ebaugh

Our dreams beckon us to new heights. All that we may need is the courage to move toward them, taking the necessary steps to realize those dreams. Trusting that we will be shown the steps, one at a time, patiently waiting for the right step and right time is all we need to do, today...
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Program Coordinator and Freelance Photographer
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  • AIDS Foundation of Chicago
    Housing Assistance Coordinator
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From a former drug user, turned gangbanger, turned drug dealer, turned own best customer, turned addict, turned recovering addict(still there), turned activist, turned business manager, turned student, turned Substance Abuse Counselor, turned better and happier person, turned someone who can love and be loved(Love you Patrick), turned blogger.
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