Human Connection

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I strongly believe in the power of human connection. It is astonishing to think about the effect that a smile, even a simple touch, can have on others. Hospital and nursing home residents have come alive again, those who have once felt like they were nothing have found a purpose, and the spirits of people suffering from detrimental loss have been lifted, all because someone- just like them- sat down and listened. We interact with people over a thousand times throughout the day without even thinking about the power that our words and actions hold over them. Every decision that we make has an effect on others, and at this such level we are all intertwined.
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