Opening Doors, Minds, and Hearts

The video linked below touched and inspired me. My hope is that it does the same for you.

Love Russ

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About russtowne

My wife and I have been married since 1979. We have 3 adult children and 4 young grandsons. I manage a wealth management firm I founded in 2003. My Beloved is a Special Education teacher for Kindergartners and First Graders. I'm a published author of 23 books in a variety of genres for grownups and children. In addition to my family, friends, investing, and writing, my passions include reading, watching classic movies, experiencing waves crashing on rocky shores, hiking in ancient redwood forests, and enjoying our small redwood grove and fern garden.
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16 Responses to Opening Doors, Minds, and Hearts

  1. Thank you for sharing. This is truly moving. ❤

  2. So beautiful Russ, thank you for sharing it. ❤
    Diana xo

  3. ksbeth says:

    beautiful. thank you for sharing this, russ –

  4. Mrs. P says:

    Being given an opportunity to start fresh with no past history can be a powerful thing. Kudos to his mother for giving him a chance to have a new start…Josh made a new and beautiful life with it. That has got to be the best acknowledgement a child can give a parent. Thanks for sharing!

  5. That’s what the schools need…. one of their own, relating to them at a level they understand…. It’s a wonderful story… Diane

  6. Thank you Russ, for sharing Josh’s story. THank you Josh for showing such courage and grace.

  7. Greet Grief says:

    This is a great example of what makes media so powerful – I hope this gets to a lot of children and parents. What an inspiration – thanks for sharing!

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