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Sometimes the Stories Write Themselves

I first met this mopped headed, outdoor loving boy when he was 8-years-old. Not soon after we were matched in the Big Brother’s program. It’s been 15 years since that day and much has happened in both our lives. 267 more words



G yelled at me in the back seat of our blue, 4-door piece of shit Nova as we drove to our grandparent’s home. I was probably eight or nine or ten when it first happened, and it continued during all those years and beyond. 266 more words


March 25, 2015

Sorry I’m late today….

He didn’t know how he’d ended up here.

Ok, so technically, how he’d gotten there… He’d driven himself, obviously.

He just wasn’t sure what he’d done to deserve this seventh circle of hell. 840 more words

Chima speaks to the Board of Directors at the disAbility Resource Center

I am so proud of him as he lets the Directors know about the benefits of the SAIL program.


Giving Back

All of us are truly blessed.  I personally feel extremely blessed to live the life I do. I have a roof over my head, food to eat, my health, a great job and a loving and supportive family.  506 more words


Tooting my Horn

Fredericksburg Parent wrote a great article — “Mentoring Relationships are Changing Lives” — about Rappahannock Big Brothers Big Sisters and the relationship I have with Chima, the young man I have been mentoring for more than seven years. 18 more words


Be a Mentor

Thanks to everyone who supported us today. Our team raised more than $500 in support of Rappahannock Big Brothers Big Sisters. If you have ever thought about being a mentor to a child, just do it!