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“The 21st Century has begun as an era of uncertainty, with a heightened focus on security and public safety.” ~ Gavin Newsom

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“While on a ladder, never step back to admire your work.” ~ OSHA

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“The best lightning rod for your protection is your own spine.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“Anger is a legitimate feeling, one often designed for self-protection.” ~ Kimberlee Roth

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“To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.” ~ Barbara Bush

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“Cynthia?”

The sound of that voice saying her name, a name she rarely heard anymore, froze her insides. Cindy dropped the folder she was filing and turned around slowly. The memory of the voice was clearer than the memory of the face she saw.

“My God, you haven’t changed a bit.” He smiled for a moment before a frown of disappointment appeared. “It’s Daniel, Danny —”

“I… I know. What are you doing here?”

Stepping back to steady herself against the desk, she gestured to the hallway around the nurses’ station she was standing at.

“I have an appointment with,” he pulled a paper from his pocket, “Dr. Callen.”

“Oh no.” It was impulse that made her suddenly rest her hand on his arm.

“What’s the matter?”

“Oh Danny I’m so sorry.”

Daniel looked confused. “Why are you sorry?”

She dropped her hand from his arm, “Why are you seeing an oncologist?”

It took a moment and then he laughed. “I’m not a patient. I’m a doctor and I was asked to consult on a case.”

“Oh,” she looked embarrassed. “I… I’m glad that you’re okay, I didn’t know you were a doctor.” She shrugged and started to look away.

He sighed. “It’s been a lot of years. There’s been a lot of changes… I’m sure a lot has gone on with you too.” He looked at his wristwatch and shook his head. “I don’t want to keep Callen waiting. Look are you nearly done with your patients?” He sounded like he was all-business.

She inhaled sharply. “I’m not a doctor. I work in admissions.”

“Oh, my turn to be embarrassed. I assumed, I mean you always talked about going to medical school.” Daniel’s voice was filled with both surprise and question.

“Things changed,” she sounded sad.

 
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JUST BROWSING THE INTERNET AND FOUND A FEW  TERRIFIC QUOTES

“To the outside world, we all grow old. But not to brothers and sisters. We know each other as we always were. We know each other’s hearts. We share private family jokes. We remember family feuds and secrets, family griefs and joys. We live outside the touch of time.” ~ Clara Ortega

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“We are family because there’s a little bit of each of us in all of us.”
~ Gregory E. Lang

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“Siblings-the definition that comprises love, strife, competition and forever friends.” ~ Byron Pulsifer

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“I don’t care ho

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w poor a man is; if he has family, he’s rich.” ~ Dan Wilcox
& Thad Mumford (M.A.S.H.)

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“Families are like fudge — mostly sweet with a few nuts.” ~ Author unknown

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“The most important thing in the world is family and love.” ~ John Wooden

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“The family is one of nature’s masterpieces.” ~ George Santayana

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“Families are the compass that guides us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter.” ~ Brad Henry

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“The family – that dear octopus from whose tentacles we never quite escape, nor, in our inmost hearts, ever quite wish to.” ~ Dodie Smith

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“Heirlooms we don’t have in our family. But stories we’ve got.” ~ Rose Cherin

 

 

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“We only know ourselves. But since we are all alike to some degree we can know all others.” ~ Joshua Aaron Guillory

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“You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.”
~ Desmond Tutu

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“If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don’t be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning ‘Good morning’ at total strangers.”  ~ Maya Angelou

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“Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it’s at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.” ~ Earl Nightingale

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“Want to learn how someone really handles frustration? Put them in a long distance relationship and give them a slow internet connection.” ~ Lisa McKay

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“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” ~ Lao Tzu.

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“Family isn’t always blood. It’s the people in your life who want you in theirs. The ones you accept you for who you are. The ones who would do anything to see you smile, and who love you no matter what.” ~ Unknown

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“‘Cause all of me Loves all of you. Love your curves and all your edges. All your perfect imperfections. Give your all to me, I’ll give my all to you. You’re my end and my beginning. Even when I lose I’m winning.” ~ John Legend, All Of Me

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“I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where.  I love you straightforwardly, without complexities or pride; so I love you because I know no other way.” ~ Pablo Neruda

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You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching,
Love like you’ll never be hurt,
Sing like there’s nobody listening,
And live like it’s heaven on earth.
~ William W. Purkey

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“To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny bone.” ~ Reba McEntire

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“Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.”
~ Zig Ziglar

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“If you’re going to do something tonight that you’ll be sorry for tomorrow morning, sleep late.” ~ Henny Youngman

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“It’s a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.” ~ W. Somerset Maugham

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“If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.”
~ George Bernard Shaw

 

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“Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.” ~ Michael J. Fox

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“Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe.” ~ Oprah Winfrey

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“It doesn’t matter how many times you get knocked down. All that matters is you get up one more time than you were knocked down.” ~ Roy T. Bennett

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“If I paint a wild horse, you might not see the horse… but surely you will see the wildness!” ~ Pablo Picasso

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“Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all is a form of planning.” ~ Gloria Steinem

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“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“Family isn’t an important thing. It’s everything.” — Michael J. Fox

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“The problem with pity parties is very few people come, and those who do don’t bring presents.” — Zig Ziglar

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“It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.” — Mother Teresa

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“May the lights of Hanukkah usher in a better world for all humankind.” — Author Unknown

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“Think of your family today and every day thereafter, don’t let the busy world of today keep you from showing how much you love and appreciate your family.” ~ Josiah

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“Families are like fudge — mostly sweet with a few nuts.” ~ Author unknown

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“A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day.” ~ Andre Maurois

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“All I know is that I carried you for nine months. I fed you, I clothed you, I paid for your college education. Friending me on Facebook seems like a small thing to ask in return.” ~ Jodi Picoult, Sing You Home

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“Our most basic instinct is not for survival but for family. Most of us would give our own life for the survival of a family member, yet we lead our daily life too often as if we take our family for granted” ~ Paul Pearshall

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