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THE PROMISE OF A NEW DAY

Our world, the global village that we know as Planet Earth, may not be perfect. But it is our home. It is where we live, work, love, play, shape the minds and souls of our children – the Next Generation of Leaders, Husbands, Fathers, Wives, and Mothers--, create and perpetuate legacies, struggle to overcome frailties, and fulfill our destiny. Some of us look at our global village and see a world that is upside down. If we really think that our world is upside down, then we are obliged not to “leave it like we found it.” Many of us have access to opportunities that our parents, grandparents, great grandparents, and great great grandparents could only dream about. Against great odds, with great sacrifice, and under the most difficult set of circumstances, they raised families and in their own unique way, strengthened the communities in which they lived and worked. We stand on the shoulders of our parents, grandparents, great grandparents, and great great grandparents who had…