Hurricane Sandy

Lessons Sandy Taught Me

by Karen Amster-Young

This is a guest post by Jackie Moffett. She is funny, smart, a former PR maven and an amazing writer. Most important, she is a wife, mother, daughter, sister and a great friend. We reached out to Jackie to write for the52weeks.com after months of following her inspiring journey helping Hurricane Sandy victims. We are […]

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I always wondered why somebody didn’t do something about that. Then I realized I was somebody. –Lily Tomlin Everyone who can is helping and everyone should. My story is not unlike so many others, so instead I thought I’d share a few words about the power of giving back courtesy of some 11 year olds. In […]

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categoryPosted: 11/12/12 10:48 AM

Why I Can’t Write After Sandy

by Karen Amster-Young

Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing’s going to get better. It’s not. — Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax I am trying to write, trying to work on my book today and I can’t. I  can’t stop thinking about how many people have been impacted by this horrible storm. The news coverage is incessant. […]

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categoryPosted: 11/2/12 7:34 AM