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by Chelsea Fairclough – just an ordinary freshman in High School but with the added burden of a fancy wheelchair Monday’s suck. Monday’s suck like “I broke my leg skiing sucks”. After a glorious or horrid week you have … Continue reading
When the benefits cannot be guaranteed and the risks are too great …being the bad guy is the last thing you worry about
By now I expected Chelsea to be about 4 weeks into her recovery from the surgery that would ensure that her high school experience would start with her in the best possible position. Sitting upright in her chair and relatively … Continue reading
One year ago Chelsea was so lost that she asked me why we had not just let her die. She was 12 at the time. The challenges and angst of a normal teenager trying to cope with the middle school … Continue reading
When I joined MTV in 1992 one of the first pieces on merchandise I was given was an MTV Unplugged Hoodie – I hardly ever wore it. Fast forward 20 years and my “vintage” hoodie is having quite the resurgence.
Zach and Fran live their lives like “also starring” characters in a TV drama or movie. While the audience tunes into the show to watch Brad and George, Angie or Jen and everyone knows it’s really all about the star, in … Continue reading