My dad was recently diagnosed with cancer. Overnight, he found himself faced with tough care decisions, small insurance crises, and the overwhelming bureaucracy of cancer.
Elementary school was a tough time for me. I struggled in almost every subject and was often pulled out of class for extra one-on-one attention. I was always the quiet kid in the back of the class.
Recently, I advised a friend that he should see a doctor for a suspicious mole on his back, but he ultimately decided that, despite being insured, he was not going to be able to afford the procedure to get it removed.
Typically, the only time we talk about a life purpose is when it’s something elevated—something that adds great value to the world: caring for the sick, saving the environment, or ending hunger, for example.
As the war of words begins ahead of the 2016 election, it seems immigration reform is going to once again be a hot topic. There have already been some strongly-worded statements made on the subject.