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Becoming independent with freedom

By Cheryl Senn Independence, as defined in the dictionary is, “freedom from outside control or support, the state of being independent, and the time when a country or region gains political freedom from outside control.” July 4th is a day celebrated, ...

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#LoveIsLove

By Cheryl Senn The Supreme Court legalized gay marriage in all 50 states today, June 26, 2015. with a landmark decision that any law prohibiting same-sex unions violates the Constitution. Before this gay marriage was only legal in 36 states and the ...

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Surrounding students, with love and support, is what Sanger Unified does best

By Cheryl Senn I was one of the lucky parents of one of the more than 500 Sanger High graduates participating in the graduation ceremony at the SaveMart Center, this year. All the work, support, and time, had finally come ...

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A balanced life- not all good and not all bad

By Cheryl Senn Douglas Coupland once said, “Nothing very very good and nothing very very bad ever lasts for very very long.” I wonder if Coupland has ever been to Sanger. Lately, it seems, if you listen to community members ...

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Superheroes Lead Sanger Schools

By Cheryl Senn I attended the recent Sanger Unified School District Roundtable Luncheon hosted by the Sanger Council PTA. Superheroes was the theme of the lunch. One of the table decorations said “Superhero’s Lead Sanger Schools.” The table decoration quote ...

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Work harder, instead of giving up

By Cheryl Senn “Work hard for what you want because it won’t come to you without a fight. You have to be strong and courageous and know that you can do anything you put your mind to. If somebody puts ...

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Be a fact finder to get the real answers

By Cheryl Senn While going about my daily routine or participating in community events, there are moments where conversations are taking place about town politics, school happenings, and the sharing of opinions. Sometimes people want to share what they know ...

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How will you handle the bad things?

By Cheryl Senn “Why do bad things happen to good people? We’ve asked that question so often it has become a cliche. But that’s because bad things do happen to good people. Constantly. You just have to hope that when ...

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Bracelets Banded Together To Support Brianna

“Great things are done by a series of small things brought together,” – Vincent Van Gogh By Cheryl Senn Who knew one small multi-colored rubber bracelet could make a difference in a community member’s life. Who knew Brianna Ramirez would ...

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March Madness has nothing to do with sports

“Madness, as you know, is a lot like gravity, all it takes is a little push,” said the Joker, in the film, The Dark Knight. Winning brackets, tournaments, NCAA rules, during March Madness, are nothing compared to the crazy life ...

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