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Dear Reader, My wish for each of you is that you will be changed after reading this book; that you will

become more loving and appreciative as you go through your daily lives. You can see from this “every man’s” story the life-changing gift we can each give by simply sharing our appreciation with those around us.


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Simple Truths: The Simple Truths of Appreciation  

The need to be validated and appreciated as a worthwhile human being his greater than ever before, especially in our schools and workplaces....