2 Buckets Of Aloha From Kind Angels
Dear Pamela, In mid- June, an amazing thing happened to my wife and I, both in our 80s. We were waiting Shopping Center for a therapy session.
Seemingly out of nowhere, a young man working nearby brought two plastic buckets. He turned them over and put clean plastic sheets on them and told us to sit down. This young man works for the Thyssenkrupp elevator company.
Unfortunately, we did not get his name. As it turns out, we were waiting in front of to this young man, our wait was made more pleasant. The company and his family should be very proud of him. Paul Kagami
Dear Paul, -
- - - Aloha Pamela, In a t i me when many people are critical of t he professionals who provide safety-net support for folks, I must single out Sheri Komatsu, a vocational rehabilitation specialist at the state Department of Human Services Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, for the outstanding efforts she has made on behalf of my adult son, Daniel.
He has a variety of challenges, including social and emotional issues. He finds it difficult to make friends Komatsu has been steadfast in her support.
She helped him with increasing his confidence by addressing his appearance and attitude.
She has enhanced his life skills and encouraged his job-training efforts. She has even allowed Dan to volun - hance is job experiences.
contact with my wife and I to keep us informed about his progress. She has helped could enhance his independence and ultimately find a job.
Sometimes, one must just accept that life is what it is. - titude and efforts prove that she believes it can be better
From the painful and unfair to the most challenging of circumstances by doing these two things to bring yourself back to center. You have more control than you think.
1. How do you want to see the situation unfold? Visualize what you
Having a strategy will help calm your mind even though you may never need to use it. and she is making that happen for our family. Komatsu, and all the others at DVR making life better for Edward Marcus Pearl City - -
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