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Remembering the 4th of July in 2020

Remembering the 4th of July in 2020

Everyone on the WiL team wishes you had a phenomenal 4th of July! We all hope you were able to spend the holiday with the most important people in your life, whether it be friends or family, in a socially distant manner (or even virtually). Take this moment to be especially thankful for the...

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Richard Choi, LA, Obituary & Memorial

Richard Choi, LA, Obituary & Memorial

Richard - I hope you're able to look down on us today. For the past few years, I've periodically looked for you. I searched on LinkedIn, on Facebook and elsewhere online to see if I could find you. You were nowhere to be found. I thought maybe you wanted to keep your private life private. It made...

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Al Sugiyama, Seattle, Obituary

Al Sugiyama, Seattle, Obituary

My friend Al passed away on January 2, 2017. He passed away after a long and courageous battle with cancer here in Seattle. Below, I share what was written about him by many. Before I do, I would like to share an email string you and I had before you left our world -- to my surprise. I was late...

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The Best Quotes about “Life After Loss”

The Best Quotes about “Life After Loss”

10 Popular quotes from GoodReads “Have you ever lost someone you love and wanted one more conversation, one more chance to make up for the time when you thought they would be here forever? If so, then you know you can go your whole life collecting days, and none will outweigh the one you wish you...

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The Best “Old Memories Quotes”

The Best “Old Memories Quotes”

10 Popular quotes from GoodReads “The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain. It's the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared.”― Lois Lowry, The Giver (5206 likes 4/25/2020; Goodreads) “No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those...

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Which books should I read before I die?

Which books should I read before I die?

Before you die (and ideally, the earlier in life you are), you should read the following 3: How to Die - funny how the title is so befitting? And no, this was not meant to be a pun. This looks like something you should NEVER read or at least a text that might depress you, but it...

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“You never know tomorrow…”

“You never know tomorrow…”

“You never know tomorrow...” My 83 year old Aunt and Mom who's a decade her junior have been telling me " “You never know tomorrow...” their entire lives. Almost 20 years ago, I envisioned a significant need for the many who perish daily. I say "perish" because to their surprise, they weren't...

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Nathaniel Jones Obituary: Federal Judge & Civil Rights Activist

Nathaniel Jones Obituary: Federal Judge & Civil Rights Activist

Nathaniel Jones, a former federal judge who served for more than two decades on the federal appeals court in Cincinnati and previously served as general counsel for the NAACP, died Jan. 26 at his home in Cincinnati. He was 93. The cause was congestive heart failure, his daughter Stephanie Jones...

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