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RESPONSIBILITY
Our children need our presence, not our presents.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Personal Stories About ‘Responsibility’

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    Haunted House Ceo

    I was in 8th grade, and every year the 8th grade science teacher set up a haunted house for our school's fall carnival. The year that I was in his class, he decided that he wanted to put me in charge of the set-up of the haunted house. I gladly accepted this challenge. I was in control of planning what the...

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    "Learning Responsibility"

    The year was 1923, and Genia was 13. Genia's father had just died. In 1923 , if someone had an upstruction of the bowels , they would have to wait until morning for surgery. Genia's father didn't make it until morning , and died at the age of 39. Having come from Poland just 10 years before, Josef had worked for...

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    What Is Responsability

    When I was about 7, my Father gave me regular task to perform- taking out the trash. I noticed that my friend Bobby next door had the same chore , but always seemed to miss or forget? I thought that was not right and asked my Father about it one night. What he said has been with me ever since: Responsibility is...

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Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Responsibility’

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    Helen S

    Helen was abused and had a very rough life as a child. She had been married four times and had three children by the age of 21. She finished high school, went to college and raised her children alone without welfare. She's a highly trained professional. If anyone had a right to lay back and think 'the world owes...

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    Phillip Horne

    My birth father died when I was 5 years old. He died active military, while stationed in Hawaii. My mom moved 3 girls, myself, her other daughter, and my birth fathers daughter back to Texas. She met the man I call dad at parents without partners, a military function, and that was the greatest day of my life. I...

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    Dalia P

    I wanted to write about a person named D. What inspires me about her is the courage with which rises every time there is an adversity in her life. She made me realize people don’t become heroes when they fight others; they become greater heroes when they fight their inner self. I know of no other person in my...

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TRUE BEAUTY
HONOR
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
LISTENING
HELPING OTHERS
PEACE
CLASS AND GRACE
SOUL
PATIENCE
RISING ABOVE
CHARACTER
TRUST
BEING THERE
UNITY
DO YOUR PART
CIVILITY
FITNESS
HARD WORK
CONNECTING
HEALTH
GENEROSITY
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
COMMON GROUND
INGENUITY
GRATITUDE
GIVING BACK
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
LAUGHTER
RESPECT
APPRECIATING NATURE
INCLUDING OTHERS
BELIEVE
LEARNING
SACRIFICE
GREAT MUSIC
FORGIVENESS
PURPOSE
COMPROMISE
HUMILITY
EQUALITY
MOTIVATION
ACHIEVEMENT
MENTORING
CHARITY
FAMILY
CARING
EXCELLENCE
STEWARDSHIP
PASSION
JUSTICE
DETERMINATION
COMPLIMENTS
DEDICATION
HONESTY
OPPORTUNITY
LITERACY
INNOVATION
TEAM WORK
SHARING
LEADERSHIP
COURTESY
LOVE
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
SMILE
IMAGINE
LIVE LIFE
RIGHT CHOICES
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
JOY
DEVOTION
GRIT
CONFIDENCE
COURAGE
RESPONSIBILITY
GOOD EXAMPLES
REACHING OUT
EDUCATION
GOOD MANNERS
FRIENDSHIP
VOLUNTEERING
STRENGTH
PARENTING
LOYALTY
INSPIRATION
MINDFULNESS
PERSISTENCE
DRIVE
DO THY BEST
AMBITION
VISION
CREATIVITY
PERSEVERANCE
COMPASSION
PIONEERING
SPORTSMANSHIP
OPTIMISM
HOPE
OVERCOMING
APPRECIATION
PRACTICE
FORESIGHT
COMMITMENT
INTEGRITY
KINDNESS
SERVICE
PREPARATION
ENCOURAGEMENT
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ivy, utica

We need to leave behind: "I didn't know, I didn't understand, I didn't think" and take responsibility for our actions. It is time to take responsibility to know, to understand and to think for ourselves without blaming others or expecting others to do it for us.
Scott, Dallas

My father had this saying: You can pretend to care but you can't pretend to show up. George L. Bell 1927-2007
Greg B, Fruit Heights, UT