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Nov 24, 2014
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HOPES, DREAMS, MOTIVATIONS, AND MISTAKES TO AVOID IN THE COMING YEAR.

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One sunny day, several months ago, a stranger pulled into my driveway and introduced himself. He was an older man, somewhere in those mysterious late sixties to early seventies, with snow white hair, a matching, neatly trimmed beard, and bright blue eyes surrounded by some serious laugh lines. Said that he'd stopped at the post office to find out where...
 

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