Just in case you missed this for 5/20/2012

David Kanigan:

Here’s 1.5 minutes of inspiration to kick-off your day. This man came to the U.S. with no job, no money and couldn’t speak English. I wonder if *I* could have done what he did. Thank you Todd for sharing this inspiring short video clip.

Originally posted on Bright, shiny objects!:

  1. Your morning cup of coffee may start to taste even better after a major government study found that frequent coffee drinkers have a lower risk of dying from a variety of diseases, compared with people who drink little or no coffee.

    The report, published online in The New England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday, analyzed the coffee-drinking habits of more than 400,000 men and women ages 50 to 71, making it the largest-ever study of the relationship between coffee consumption and health.

    Previous studies have offered conflicting results on the relative benefits or harms associated with regular coffee consumption. While coffee contains caffeine, a stimulant that may temporarily increase heart rate and blood pressure in some people, coffee…

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  1. An inspiration.

  2. lkanigan says:

    Good for him!! Love to see & hear people winning. Makes me feel like I can do so much more.

  3. Hard worker, ambitious man. Good for him!

  4. Reblogged this on Not Perfect Me and commented:
    Totally amazing!

  5. Having grown up on the farm and gone to college on a scholarship, I am totally applauding this guy for working his way through Columbia and graduating with honors. So very right on while so many are whining about high tuition costs and student loans, etc. How many of them scrubbed toilets, eh?

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