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Anne and her husband Dan were already parents, but that did not stop them from opening their homes and hearts to children in need of adoption. Ednel and Ronald, both from Haiti, joined the Knapp family and fit in perfectly. Ednel's journey from Haiti to America is especially fascinating, as it occurred shortly after a major earthquake rocked capital Port-au-Prince, though his adoption had been in motion for years. November is National Adoption Month, and there is no better time to hear about the Knapp family and celebrate with them the joys of adoption.
Tune in to The Right Voice for the live show with Glo Smith and Adrienne Ross from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Eastern/7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Central every Tuesday. Become part of the conversation by calling in to (646) 200-3715 to comment and/or ask questions. If you miss the live show, listen to the podcast at any time.
Our first episode features a brief introduction of the three of us.
Our rags this month:
Rachel goes off on the confusion caused by the technology required to send a kid to school.
Duane takes a swing at his fellow environmentalists for selling fear rather than the benefits of being green.
Stacey, fresh off her citizens' police academy experience, takes on the public's misperceptions about cops.
In our final 15 minutes, each of us talk about what we are reading, watching and listening to right now in a segment we call, "the flow".
We want to thank our friend, local freelance guitarist and composer, Jeff Reeder for providing some great original music used throughout this episode. Check him out at JM Furniture Repair and Restoration in Bonner Springs, KS.
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In the next section of this replay of a podcast from January 2008, host Rick Lasky and Glenn Corbett continue their discussion on fire service traditions and history. Among other things, they discuss the meaning of the term "exempt" when it comes to firefighting; the term "jake" for firefighters; the use of the Maltese Cross; and more.
NOVEMBER IS NATIONAL CAREGIVER AWARENESS MONTH
72% of U.S. Caregivers in Danger of Leaving Loved Ones without a Caregiver Entirely
NASHVILLE, TN — “I felt trapped. I felt despair that would hover over me for the next dozen years. This was a difficult place. I never imagined that the road would contain such suffering, loss, heartache, self-sacrifice, failure, and love,” says Peter Rosenberger.
In Hope for the Caregiver, Rosenberger describes the hell that his wife, Gracie went through – 78 operations, 60 physicians, a dozen hospitals and costs topping $9 million. He calls caregiving “One of the toughest jobs on earth.” There is a seldom-discussed seismic shift rumbling beneath the American economic and political mantle. By 2029, the youngest of the “baby boom” generation — those born between 1946 and 1964 — will reach retirement age. This group, over 76 million strong, added to those born prior to 1946, means over 90 million adults in America may soon need long-term caregivers. More than $1 trillion of wealth will be ultimately transferred from families because of the caring for these individuals.
“Make no mistake, if you love someone, you will be a caregiver. If you live long enough, you’ll need one,” says author and radio host, Peter Rosenberger, a 30-year caregiver himself. “But, here’s the real urgency: caregivers are usually family members—a massive unpaid workforce—who are in danger of burning out physically, emotionally, and fiscally before their loved ones. And with over 72% of the 65 million caregivers in the United States failing to see their own doctor, the most vulnerable among us are in jeopardy of being left without a caregiver entirely.
In Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, Chief Rick Lasky talk to Marrero Estelle (LA) Fire Department Deputy Chief Blake Hunter and Captain Gus Tierney about the 10 year annivesary of Hurricane Katrina, the storm's effects on the fire service in the region, and more.
Welcome to National Scouting Report's Blogtalk Radio Show. This show will feature various aspects of college recruiting as Gary Silvers discusses his journey back to NSR. Gary is no stranger to sports as his name is well known on the East Coast. Gary has been a sports editor at several of the biggest newspapers in the country. Gary shares his unique perspective.
The host today is Coach Robert Cagle. Coach Cagle is no stranger to recruiting in all sports. Coach Cagle serves NSR as the National Director of Scouting/Recruiting and Expansion/Development.
Tonight we are going to discuss the 1st International "Straight Black Pride Movement (SBPM)."
Join Sister Debbie as she shares scriptures on sins ot the heart, focusing on pride...
Pride Of Detroit finds itself in the midst of a win streak! We don't know what to do with ourselves. Let's talk...
(3:45): ...about the Oakland game! Where do we start in talking about a game of surprisingly competent football for the Lions? What's changing in our opinions of the season? How did the defense get it turned around? Can Caldwell actually win his way to keeping his job or is it just the fear of fans?
(22:40): ...about Philadelphia and Thanksgiving! Amazing what two wins can do for attitudes as the crew eyes a third straight Lions victory and defends Thanksgiving yet again. What's going on with the Eagles? Also, Jeremy really wants to see the Lions beat Mark Sanchez.
(32:20) ...about the NFL? We don't have a lot to talk about, so we end up talking about some league-wide news. Bad refereeing, Case Keenum, and Carolina Panthers social media.
(40:20) ...about reader questions! A big ol' fight breaks out over bean casserole and other Thanksgiving sides.
Tonight we will discuss our upcoming free screening of the SBPM made-for-YT-FB-IG-TW video, 'Black Exodus,' on the American public school system. The live screening will be held this coming Sunday, November 29, 2015 @ 2:00pm EST at the Thurgood Marshall Center Trust, Inc., 1816 12th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009.
****This video was a collaboration between African Unification & SBPM.****
We will also be discussing the most recent attack against Straight Black Pride Movement (SBPM). Apparently, Black Lives Matter got wind of the SBPM 'Black Exodus' free screening, they decided that heterosexual Black people do not have the right to meet and discuss rebuilding and repairing our family structures. Here is the link to the Black Lives Matter event to shut down the SBPM's right to free assembly:
A scholar, historian, poet, and social and cultural commentator, Dr. Afua Cooper’s expertise in and contributions to the arts, history, and education were recognized when she was presented in 2005 with the Harry Jerome Award for Professional Excellence, and in 2007 with the Planet Africa Renaissance Award. Afua holds a Ph.D. in Black Canadian Studies and the African Diaspora from the University of Toronto. Her expertise includes African Canadian culture, Black women’s history, gender, slavery, abolition, and freedom, Black literatures, and education. She has conducted research on African-descended people and their culture across Canada, and internationally in Jamaica, France, the United States, Britain, Senegal, and Ethiopia. Her co-authored publication We’re Rooted Here and they Can’t Pull Us Up: Essays in African Canadian Women’s History won the Joseph Brant prize for the best history book. Her ground-breaking book on Canadian slavery, The Hanging of Angelique: The Untold Story of Slavery in Canada and the Burning of Old Montreal was nominated for the Governor General’s award. Afua has curated and worked on six exhibits including, The Underground Railroad, Next Stop Freedom,Enslaved Africans in Upper Canada, and The Transatlantic Slave Trade. In addition, Afua has designed and taught courses on gender, and Black history and culture at several universities. She has also lectured on these topics nationally and internationally. Further, Dr. Cooper served as the co-ordinator and chief knowledge officer of the Ontario Initiative to Commemorate the Bicentenary of the British Slave Trade Abolition, in 2007. Essence Magazine named her as one of the twenty-five women who are shaping the world.
Host Rick Lasky and Glenn Corbett continue their discussion on fire service tradition and ceremonies. In this replay of a podcast that originally aired in 2008, the two discuss the impetus behind their tradition class at FDIC, the history of fire marks in the United States, "Heritage of Flames," buckets, and much more.
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