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10 Lessons Learned After Completing the 2017 Warrior Dash in Austin, Texas

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When the Oakheart Genuine Spiced Rum publicity team asked me if I’d be interested in attending and covering the second Warrior Dash of 2017 here in Austin, Texas, I jumped at the opportunity.

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SPONSORED POST: How My Mom’s Poetry Led Me To #InspireOrgullo Through My Writing

DISCLOSURE: This post is part of Orgullosa’s #InspireOrgullo campaign and compensation was provided for my participation therein.

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Unilever Project Sunlight Launches “Share A Meal To Help Turn The Tables On Child Hunger in America” Program

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When I was growing up in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, I often heard adults utter the expression, “Donde come uno, comen dos,” which loosely translates to “Where one eats, two can eat.” It was their way of extolling the virtues of sharing — particularly in regards to food since, in Latino cultures,  meals are often considered communal experiences that unite families, friends, and neighbors.

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One Day It’ll All Make Sense….I Hope…

REST IN PEACE, ERICA KENNEDY
 
Considering the type of voyeuristic society in which we reside, one in which Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest allow people to document even the most trivial, mundane, and downright banal daily occurrences, I live a rather private life.

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