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It’s one thing we hear again and again and again.

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2020 doesn’t have a flavor. It doesn’t have a personality. It’s not out to get us.

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I’m not sure I can spoil a movie that’s more than 20 years old

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How did I make it 35 years later? Very simple…

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Goals aren’t supposed to be easy.

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Looking back, I can see why I was able to overcome the odds.

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So how do we overcome the adversities? It’s very simple.

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History is filled with people who were at rock bottom in their lives and through sheer persistence were able to overcome adversities that others were unable to.

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Through choppy seas and howling winds.

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We have to reach back into our minds. Peruse our mental trophy shelves.

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What separates the champions from the average performers? It’s simply the perspective they have, that a setback is a lesson, …

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Coach gigs stops at the Wonder Bar

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With good reason, many students were devastated.

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I’ve talked before, though, about being positive. That doesn’t mean we ignore our problems.

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Messages from the Jersey Strong Shore

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Solace in the eye of chaos

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We make excuses, and then we start believing them.

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The complete shift in society now isn’t without good news.

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After an incident in the prison cafeteria

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There is no education like adversity

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A chance to do the things in life we’ve always complained we couldn’t

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A test of a great relationship is not determined by how well we get along.

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That first, primal instinct of fight or flight was designed to give us two choices in a moment of extreme danger.

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Don’t panic. I’m going to survive.

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What they did paved the way for a brighter world

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Not everything goes the way we imagine

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The couch, the sweatpants, the big blanket, the hot chocolate

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