Thursday Re-View — Americans All

A little reaching out to someone shows just how alike us they are. They cut and they bleed just like us and the blood remains red just like ours. A difference on the outside doesn’t mean we’re different on the inside too.
Hug someone different today ( with their permission) and see how alike we are.

Soul Gatherings

[9/11 Memorial Museum Dedication Week]

She was beautiful.

Dressed in a fashionable ensemble, a dusty rose hijab with black piping covering her hair, she stood hesitant, alone, lost.

I asked how I could help. Her voice quiet, reserved, she told me her son was not quite 19 years old when he was called to the towers on 9/11 as a first responder.

No, this 18-year-old young man did not die that day, at least not in the physical sense. Instead, what he saw that day brought him to a place for the living dead – into the world of addiction. Her son was living and breathing, but for 8 long years, they lost him to the downward spiral that was the world of drugs.

But they never gave up on him.

And now he was on his feet, clean and sober, struggling to view the world with clear and steady…

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Retired Local Government Officer who started to write at age 60 and hasn't looked back. Writes a humorous diary on the life of a member of the gentry.......and the village he lives in with his sadistic early morning alarm cat Oscar and his wife the formidable Lady J.
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13 Responses to Thursday Re-View — Americans All

  1. You speak the truth, David. Sending a great big hug! 🙂

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  2. Theresa says:

    Thank you for the re-blog, David.

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  3. Hahah! So glad you added the “with their permission” bit. Who knows what sort of trouble I’d get into!

    I followed the link you provided. What a lovely piece! It brought tears to my eyes. Thank you for posting, David. xx Hugs Galore xx

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    • davidprosser says:

      Without the ‘With their permission’ bit, I might be in trouble too for encouraging certain liberties. I’m very grateful for your comments everywhere and very much appreciate your sensitivities.
      xxx Hugs Galore xxx

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  4. Thank you for sharing this heartfelt, heartbreaking yet important post David as it allowed me to discover yet another remarkable and inspiring blog.

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    • davidprosser says:

      Thanks so much Stephanae. It was an important post and I agree with all of what was said. I’ve had the pleasure of re-blogging some important pieces recently from some very nice people.
      xxx Sending you Hugs Galore xxx

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  5. kcg1974 says:

    So true, David. Big hugs with much love. Your new site is fabulous by the way!

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