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Well that’s it, folks

It feels as if I blinked and the ten weeks passed. To try and sum up my fellowship would be impossible, but if I could use one word to describe my experience it would be nourishing. According to Merriam-Webster, nourish … Continue reading

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The Beginning of the End

  As week 10 is quickly approaching, my heart has been filled with lots of lasts. As I reflect on the past ten weeks, I am overwhelmed with gratitude for all of those who have invested in me to maximize … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Carrie!

The poor, the sick, and immigrant populations are the most vulnerable in any community. With diminutive funds and frequently little to no support, many are unable to receive medical care nor health education. Catherine Nelson Black used her civic power … Continue reading

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The Greatest Gift

A few weeks ago one of my co-workers mentioned she was in the process of granting a ‘Gift of Kindness‘. Curious, I asked her what a Gift of Kindness specifically was. She explained that a Gift of Kindness is a onetime grant given through the Columbus Foundation … Continue reading

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Meeting the Community’s Changing Needs

As an International Studies major, I enjoy being surrounded by people of various cultures, getting to know their background, and hearing personal stories. At the beginning of my fellowship, I had a chance to accompany my supervisor and co-worker in … Continue reading

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Things You Can’t Learn in a Classroom

“Weeks fly by at LifeCare” is a statement I hear often around the office, and it is so true. After reflecting on all that I have accomplished this week, it’s easy to see why the weeks go by so fast … Continue reading

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“Take Care of Those Nobody Else Pays Any Attention To”

“To take care of those nobody else pays attention to” are words of Catherine Nelson Black, who founded LifeCare Alliance in 1898. Throughout the last few weeks, I have been able to observe the daily logistics and operations of LifeCare, … Continue reading

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