Lend a helping hand
Lend a helping hand
Let's start the new year by believing in ourselves and others. We can do anything no matter what others say. If you see someone with no legs, do you say or think that person will never walk? If you see someone who is struggling, would you just let that person be or would you lend a helping hand? A lot of people in Connellsville have the attitude that no one is “qualified” to do anything.
Let's learn from each other, teach each other and overcome negative attitudes.
Last year was a great year, but together we can make things happen even more in 2013 if we learn from each other and lend a helping hand to those who need help. People are amazing when they work together to make things happen.
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