By Rebecca Darling
“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you've imagined.”—Henry David Thoreau
As the end of Breast Cancer Awareness Month draws near, the senior nursing class of Ohio University’s College of Health Sciences and Professions kicks it into high gear to finish preparing for the Pink Paws for the Cause 5K run/walk.
The event is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 2 from 12-4 p.m. on the Athens bike path and begins near the Convocation Center tailgate area.
One of the privileges I anticipated upon becoming an adult in the ‘70s was that of voting. I knew the struggles of my ancestors and looked forward to stepping into the voting booth to make my voice heard. I was able to step into the booth for over 20 years until a benign spinal cord tumor in 1995 created some paralysis and limited my mobility. Instead of walking into the booth, I now had to roll into the booth.