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Marko Hamlin: One Man’s Story Of Overcoming Child Sexual Abuse and Depression


  Marko Hamlin was raised in Arlington, Virginia. The son of an alcoholic mother, he was placed into foster care around five years old. His mother had visitation and he remembers being returned to his mother in fourth grade. Marko … Continue reading

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My nephew gettin’ loose!


Yesterday’s adventures lead my daughter, nephew and I to Largo, Maryland at the Border’s located in the CAP CENTRE BLVD to meet Russell Simmons. Today’s adventures took us to my alma mater and my nephew’s high school, Wakefield in Arlington, … Continue reading

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Don’t be the missing parent Part Three


We won the championships while I was there and the girl I saw tonight was the star player. I remember now, me with my trash- talkin’- self told her she wasn’t a better player than me. A coach agreed! We … Continue reading

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Don’t be the missing parent Part Two


Their was a parent in their click who yelled at me when I got up to support my nephew telling me to “Girl, sit downl” She was indeed mistaken. Well, u know I turned around because I wanted to know … Continue reading

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Don’t be the missing parent! Part One


It is 3 something in the morning. I am still full of adrenaline after attending my nephews basketball game tonight at Washington-Lee High School! After the game, we drove to Wakefield to watch the Varsity game. I went to one … Continue reading

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