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Michael, 71

Michael, 71

“I believe children should learn how to cook: bake bread, cookies, and simple cakes using a humble kitchen stove. Both boys and girls should learn it. Learning to cook and bake gives children a sense of self-esteem and pride in their accomplishments: I’m so smart, I can learn anything!”

Michael, 71

“I believe children should learn how to cook: bake bread, cookies, and simple cakes using a humble kitchen stove. Both boys and girls should learn it. Learning to cook and bake gives children a sense of self-esteem and pride in their accomplishments: I’m so smart, I can learn anything!”

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Kahniaha, 26

Kahniaha, 26

“I don’t know if he’ll ever know how much he means to me, knowing he is waiting for me keeps me pushing forward.”

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Anthony, 58

Anthony, 58

“Warriors ethos
I will always place the mission first.
I will never accept defeat.
I will never quit.
I will never leave a fallen comrade.”

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Pedro, 69

“For me it’s a way to start giving back to my community. In my case, my community starts here.”

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Carlos, 57

Carlos, 57

“I have shared the thrill of victory and felt the agony of defeat, yet in each instant I always grew from my experience.”

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Zach, 31

Zach, 31

“When I walk, there is a grace about my stride that my clothes can’t hide.”

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Michael, 44

Michael, 44

“I was a troubled kid and had experienced too much hurt and seen too many disappointments to give or receive love properly. Once I really found love, it would eventually lead to my incarceration.”

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