February 2020 - STAR Center
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Meet Maria: The Sunshine Storyteller

Maria also goes by the beloved name, “Miss Sunshine.” She is the firstborn of Beth and Woody Tatman of Jackson, TN. Despite every obstacle she’s faced in her life, she shines brighter than any other person around her.  Maria was due in a week when her mother, Beth, went in for a routine exam. While […]

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Disabilities should not prevent employment. A photo of Travis, smiling in front of his employer, McDonald's.

Disabilities Should not Prevent Employment

When we think about what each of us want in life, we find more similarities than we do differences. Just because some people have disabilities, does not mean they have different desires or dreams compared to everyone else. With this understanding, the question must be asked, “What can we do to help?” The barrier to […]

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Love Conquers ALL this Valentine’s Day Week

Love conquers all. As Valentine’s Day approaches, we have an opportunity to reflect on the impact of love. Millions of dollars will be spent on flowers, teddy bears, and chocolates, which your local florist and shops give thanks over. Below the surface of superficial gifts, we find so much more. In January, I celebrated five […]

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