A few years ago Barbara, the Juvenile Hall speaker coordinator, contacted me and asked me if I would be interested in speaking to the boys. At first I was a little nervous, but it was one of the most meaning fun speeches I have given. For the most part I say the same thing I said in every speech, but this time was different.
At the end of the speech each of the boys came up and said thank you and I felt like they really understood my speech. The best way to describe their reactions is with the thank you notes that I got in the mail a few weeks later.
One of the notes that stands out from the others:
Each time I speak it always feels good to know I made a difference in at least one person’s life.
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