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Someone Sane: Ingrid Loyau-Kennett

In the mad and vicious attack on 25 year old, Drummer Lee Rigby in Woolwich, south London, sanity appeared on the number 53 bus. It was in the form of Ingrid Loyau-Kennett. She had been a Brownie (Cub Scout) leader

Posted in Behaviors, Certainty, Commitment, Crime, Inspiration, Military, Strength, Taking personal control, Terrorism, Women

Amanda Berry Freed by Charles Ramsey: We Are Freed by His Words

See why his words echo around the world. You have probably seen it: that classic interview of Charles Ramsey amid the crowd on Seymour Avenue. He says things like: “I heard screaming. I’m eating my McDonald’s. I come outside. I

Posted in Behaviors, Celebrities, Certainty, Communication, Honesty, Inspiration, Language

Honey, I’m Not Letting You Go

Barbara Johnson’s first words to Gina DeJesus Police Officer Barbara Johnson was interviewed after the traumatic rescue of Amanda Berry and her daughter, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight. Sometimes overwhelmed by emotion, Officer Johnson told the story of the girls’

Posted in Determination, Inspiration, Strength, Women

It Is Her

Patrol Officer Anthony Espada Tells What is Was Like to Find Amanda Berry and the Others In one of the most astonishing pieces of reporting, the Cleveland Police Patrol Officer blogs about his actions and reactions from the moment he

Posted in Communication, Crime, Emotions, Inspiration, Trust

Living the Love After He’s Gone

On January 12 this year, James Dao published the subtle and moving story of Jackie Finken and her daughters, Emilie, Caroline and Julia. They lost their beloved husband and father, Paul in 2006. He was killed when a bomb exploded

Posted in bereavement, Certainty, Couples, Emotions, grief, Inspiration, Living, Military, Mothers, Uncategorized

Angelina Jolie: Brave, Dignified, Inspirational

When Angelina Jolie told the world she’d had a double mastectomy to reduce the risk of contracting breast cancer, the world stopped and drew breath. She wrote about her reasons and experiences in a New York Times’ Op-Ed piece that

Posted in Celebrities, Certainty, Determination, Emotions, Health, Inspiration, Strength, Taking personal control, Women

Vin Scully: The Voice of LA

An LA Times article by Doug Smith names Vin Scully as the “Voice of LA.” He is certainly the voice of the Dodgers having called their games for over 40 years. Starting with the Brooklyn Dodgers’ games, he followed the

Posted in Career, Celebrities, Certainty, Communication, Emotions, Inspiration, Sport

Gina DeJesus has an Inspiring Mother

It’s been reported that when Nancy Ruiz was told her daughter, Gina DeJesus, was alive and had been freed, she immediately wanted vengeance. But, by the time she was able to be interviewed in public, another powerful motivation had surged

Posted in Certainty, Determination, Inspiration, Mothers, Strength

Amanda Berry & the Others are Free at Last

Beth Serrano speaks to the media about the return of her sister, Amanda Berry, to the loving embrace of her family. DeepWord sees so much to admire in her words. In fact, it’s inspirational. “I want to thank the public