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THE LAST OF ALL FREEDOMS

Viktor Frankl, an Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist, was a survivor of the holocaust in the Second World War during which about 6 million Jews were murdered. Captured as a prisoner of war, he was forced to work as a slave on concentration camps, was exposed to cold, disease and starvation, ...

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#Live: The Inspiration That Kenny Brandmuse Gives

In a Facebook post, Kenny Brandmuse writes: He said his best friend just tested HIV positive, and he’d rather end his life somewhere in Abuja, Nigeria. He stated that he told him to go on Facebook and check out Kenny Brandmuse’s pictures. “That’s how infected people look like,” he claimed. ...

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JK Rowling shared some of her rejection letters as an act of inspiration

JK Rowling, the author of one of the world’s most successful series of books, has shared some rejection letters. The reason? To inspire aspiring writers not to be disheartened by rejections. But the gesture goes much further than that. The letters she shared were actually addressed to her Cuckoo’s Calling ...

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‘How I Learned To Stop Caring What People Think.’ Amber Rose

Following the furor caused by her ex, Kanye West’s twitter meltdown, Amber Rose penned the following for time.com. Do read and share your thoughts: * Ever since high school, I’ve been called a slut. All the boys were attracted to me—that wasn’t my fault! Then, when I started getting famous, ...

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‘What If There Was No Such Thing As Love?’ Ellen DeGeneres’s Moving And Hilarious Acceptance Speech Of People’s Choice Humanitarian Award

At the recent People’s Choice Awards, Ellen DeGeneres was given the prize for Favorite Humanitarian, and her speech demonstrated exactly why she earned it. Ellen’s words were classy, heartfelt, and, of course, hysterical at all the right times. “I certainly didn’t set out to win any of the many, many, ...

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The Things They Say…About Men And Tears

‘I don’t see a lot of movies because I easily tear up. It’s a curse. I cannot practice any such thing as suspension of disbelief. I readily internalize people’s pain and well up with tears. My father once told me that real men don’t cry. At least, not in the ...

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Merry Christmas with Love to the family of MyMindSnaps

The magic of Christmas never ends and its greatest of gifts are family and friends, the family and friends which every reader of MyMindSnaps has been. It is a thing of joy when we congregate here to celebrate the offerings of this forum. And in this season, may you have ...

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#LiveLoveAfrica: The Message About Tolerance In Africa

So, as an activist, zealously working to promote the rights of the LGBT, Kenny Badmus and his team at isanyoneinafrica.com have been talking to some straight men and women who are tolerant of gay folks in Nigeria. And these homemade videos are some of the outcomes of those conversations. The ...

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J.K. Rowling’s Advice For Becoming A Writer

J.K. Rowling had the best response when a young writer asked for advice. For anyone out there who wants to grow up and be a writer, you know that it’s a tough dream to chase. Even for those out there who are actually full-fledged writers, still, it’s hard. It’s not ...

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President Obama Calls on Young African Leaders to Support LGBT Rights

Speaking in Washington, D.C., as part of a three-day summit for the Young African Leadership Initiative, President Barack Obama used a question about anti-albino violence in Kenya to address the widespread and deeply entrenched homophobia in many African societies. After saying that violence against people based on their skin color ...

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