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Thank you, Kelly for doing the work you do. If I didn't have that connection to PWCL I'm not sure I would have found the level of success that I have in my life. I was in a pretty deep depression. That level of sadness just lays a person out to the point where you can't really function normally.
Because of PWCL and the money you helped raise for them, I was able to put a name to what had happened. I was blaming myself, now I put the blame where it rightly belongs. That frees up my self-image to flourish, which very clearly led to my success in future endeavors like finishing school, getting married and finding deeply rewarding work with a local non-profit.
Plus, you can't forget that the night of the auction with all that laughter and levity helps more than just the survivors. It helps the people doing that work day in and day out to take a breath and remember why they are doing the work they are doing. I call that self-care!
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