“It is not for the community to wait for handouts from others, in order to do what we know what must be done.  It is not for others to do what we can and should do for ourselves.  It is for us to accept responsibility for ourselves and not to refuse to do what we can do now. It is for us to become a real community that cares for each other, that is willing to take the time to donate our talents and resources, and share our wisdom, with each other.  We must be a community that cares for our children and youth, and respects our elders.  Our well being must be defined as being only as rich as the poorest among us, only as healthy, happy and secure as least fortunate among us.  We must stop feeling sorry for ourselves, and with a will to make a difference for the better, anything is possible.” Paul Maillet CENTER FOR ETHICS

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