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Royalty Like No Other

From Rodeo Queen to Firefighter
Even in a community this small, there are extraordinary individuals among us who’ve done amazing things that no one knows about.  There are also individuals among us who suffer debilitating physical pain that—and this is no exaggeration—most people would find unbearable. On rare occasions, both of these things can be found in the same person. 

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The Tenderest Mercies: Coach Crawford

Coach Crawford with Coach John Gausman
High school can be tough sometimes.  Real tough. Things…positive things, negative things…just things can be felt so intensely. Those who are lucky have navigators to help steer them through the rough waters. Sometimes, it’s a parent, a grandparent, an older sibling.  Sometimes, it’s a teacher.

And sometimes, it’s a coach.

These are the recollections of one such navigator who, for 35 years, guided entire teams of kids through some of the most memorable moments of their lives. This time, it’s his story, told in his words and his way, as it very well deserves to be.

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The Importance of Being Ernest

Jeff C Campbell
“Baby shoes for sale, Never Worn” 
“If a writer stops observing he is finished. Experience is communicated by small details intimately observed” - Ernest Hemingway.

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Everyone’s favorite suburban mom: The story of a lovely lady who helped make the whole bunch smile

Remind - Rewind - Brady Bunch
Nestled in the green hills of Southern California suburbia stands one of the most recognizable houses in television history: the split-level used as the facade for The Brady Bunch. And from 1969 to 1974, the fictional Carol Brady and her husband, Mike, headed this household known for corny yet sweet, even if saccharine, familial bliss.

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