Heroes on Hope

Standing up for those without a voice.

by Jan on February 23, 2012

This week we have the opportunity to delve deeper into what I discovered visiting Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard on Long Island.  Our focus will be on Sharon Levine and her work to help save beautiful horses from slaughter through the (…)

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And now for something completely different.

by Jan on February 9, 2012

Our first Heroes on Hope profile took us to the battlefront of pediatric cancer.  Today, we’re visiting a well-manicured vineyard on Long Island.  That leap may sound preposterous but the relevance to hope is real. In our Dr. Burke story (…)

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We need heroes.

by Jan on January 26, 2012

I’m thrilled to share a new feature devoted to telling the stories of real people living on the front lines of hope. We’re calling this series, “Heroes on Hope.” I believe you’ll find this and future installments to be truly (…)

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Home run!

by Jan on December 12, 2011

“I am living the dream,” says Clyde Doepner. And it all started with a “thank you.” Clyde is a husband, father, grandfather, retired coach and teacher, and now he is the only full time curator of memorabilia for any team (…)

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Truth is stranger than fiction.

by Jan on November 25, 2011

“You’ve just got to get through it, and you’ve got to fight the obstacles and you’ve got to be strong and you say, “You know what? I have hope and I believe and I’m never going to quit.” And if (…)

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by Jan on October 6, 2011

“You have to trust in something: your gut, destiny, karma, whatever… Follow your heart.”  ~ Steve Jobs I recently wrote about Steve Jobs and I’m thinking about him again today—as is the rest of the world. In fact, I’m writing (…)

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Part II: A Decade Later – Coping and hoping.

by Jan on September 16, 2011

Click here to read Part I of “A decade later – Coping and hoping.” RUTH USEM… “Unimaginable.” That’s how Ruth Usem recalls the memory of that morning. The phone rang at a few minutes after 8 a.m. It was her (…)

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A Decade Later – Coping and hoping.

by Jan on September 15, 2011

Now that the tsunami of 9/11 anniversary coverage has more or less subsided, I thought I’d share the very personal story of how two dear friends continue to deal with the aftermath of the tragedy in lower Manhattan ten years (…)

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Hunger for Hope

by Linda on August 1, 2011

Since I began following HopeOnHope a few months ago, I realize how important hope is in my life. Not only is it important, its impact has become prevalent in my mind and in my everyday actions. I’m also seeing it (…)

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A man with a million little lessons

by Jan on June 24, 2011

“Just look me up on the Internet,” he told me. “I am known around the world.  I am Fabio Peralta, the Greatest Taxi.” Over the next thirty minutes, Fabio, the New York City taxi-driver, filled me in on the rest (…)

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