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Blake Friis
Works at YRC Worldwide
Attended University of Iowa
Lives in Kansas City
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Glory Days? Not exactly, but here is a story from my insecure high school baseball days. Enjoy.
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Before taking our newborn baby home from the hospital, we attend an information session for new parents. The head nurse
of Labor & Delivery – a petit woman in her early forties – speaks directly
to the mothers, though some information is clearly aimed at fa...
Before taking our newborn baby home from the hospital, we attend an information session for new parents. The head nurse of Labor & Delivery – a petit woman in her early forties – speaks directly to the mothers, though some in...
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I remember back when I first found out my wife was pregnant, I had plans for what type of parent I was going to be. I remembered the mistakes my parents and my friends with kids had made and I was ...
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Love this!
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Cooper
For nine months leading up to the birth of our first child,
I obsessed over the unknown. Who will he
look like? Will he inherit his mother's kindness? Will he inherit my insecurity, and if he does, will I be able to help
him handle it? Am I really cut out t...
For nine months leading up to the birth of our first child, I obsessed over the unknown. Who will he look like? Will he inherit his mother's kindness? Will he inherit my insecurity, and if he does, will I be able to help him ...
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The first audience for your screenplay (besides yourself) is a reader. Certainly, this reader can be a friend, a partner, a spouse, your mom — all put-upon by your request to read your script, by the way — but eventually, your script will find its way to a professional script reader.
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The Greater KC Out of the Darkness Community Walk is October 3rd. If you're in or near KC and want to walk, our team would love to have you!
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Valuable stuff from Gary V.
Gary Vaynerchuk was born in the Belarus, arrived to the United States at the age of three and was not able to speak English at all. Gary has many successful business projects on his hands. His entrep…
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Happy to have my essay and performance on the Huffington Post. Check it out.
And I'll continue to provide these opportunities to connect. Because for this husband, father, son, and big brother, having my ducks in a row is all about letting go of the hurt and disappointment, and making sure my little brother knows I'm here if ...
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The final step before taking our newborn baby home from
Medical City Dallas is an information session for new parents. The head nurse
of Labor & Delivery – a petit woman in her early forties – speaks directly
to the mothers, though some information is clear...
The final step before taking our newborn baby home from Medical City Dallas is an information session for new parents. The head nurse of Labor & Delivery – a petit woman in her early forties – speaks directly to the mothers, ...
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On second children.
For nine months leading up to the birth of our first child, I obsessed over the unknown. Who will he look like? Will he inherit his mother's kindness? Will he inherit my insecurity, and if he does, will I be able to help him ...
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Writer, Communications Specialist
Employment
  • YRC Worldwide
    Marketing Coordinator, 2015 - present
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Currently
Kansas City
Previously
Dallas, TX - West Branch, IA
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Introduction
The best way to learn is through teaching.  My desire to be a great dad makes me an increasingly decent man.
Bragging rights
I have been blessed with a family far beyond anything I deserve. I am husband to the girl of my dreams, and father to two amazing little boys.
Education
  • University of Iowa
    Communication Studies
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