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“When we illuminate the road back to our ancestors, they have a way of reaching out, of manifesting themselves…sometimes even physically.” ~ Raquel Cepeda

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“To forget one’s ancestors is to be a brook without a source, a tree without a root.” ~ Chinese Proverb

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“There is beauty in our roots. Sometimes we think our roots are shameful, and people tell you that you’re no good or your ancestors are no good or that you come from a neighborhood of no hope and terrible crime. But it’s about the beauty of those places, and I carry that with me.” ~ Luis Alberto Urrea

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“Our ancestors are totally essential to our every waking moment, although most of us don’t even have the faintest idea about their lives, their trials, their hardships or challenges.” ~ Annie Lennox

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“From our ancestors come our names, but from our virtues come our honors.”
~ Latin Proverb

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“We are just stars in our family’s constellation” ~ Stephen Robert Kuta

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“How many stories are there that have been lived, but will never be told? Far too many for me to squander the one that I’m living.” ~ Craig D. Lounsbrough

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“To forget one’s ancestors is to be a brook without a source,
a tree without a root.” ~ Chinese Proverb

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“DNA opens an even more mysterious door to understanding the human condition: all of our ancestors live within each one of us whether we are
aware of it or not.” ~ Laurence Overmire

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“You live as long as you are remembered.” ~ Russian proverb

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“Hard times don’t create heroes. It is during the hard times when the ‘hero’ within us is revealed.” ~ Bob Riley

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“You can make heaven out of hell, or hell out of heaven. The choice is yours.” ~ Shannon L. Alder

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“If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it.” ~ Michael Jordan

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“Some days are like folding fitted sheets…” ~ Nanette L. Avery

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“The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.” ~ Chinese Proverb

Survival against the odds

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“When my mother had to get dinner for 8 she’d just make enough for 16 and only serve half.” ~  Gracie Allen

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“The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.” ~ Theodore Hesburgh

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“When your mother asks, ‘Do you want a piece of advice?’ it is a mere formality. It doesn’t matter if you answer yes or no. You’re going to get it anyway.”
~ Erma Bombeck

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“Being a mother is an attitude, not a biological relation.” ~ Robert A. Heinlein

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“There is only one pretty child in the world and every mother has it.”
~ Chinese Proverb

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