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The "Why" of Me

I believe that it is our responsibility to raise, educate, and develop self-sufficient young adults who can make a difference in the world in whatever field they choose. 
We are living in a changing world where technology dominates our lives.  Many people fear what that technology is doing to our children's attention spans and ability to relate to peers and leadership.  I, on the other hand, am not afraid of technology. I love technology and all the ways that it has added to our lives. 
I grew up in a very small town in southeastern Arkansas.  My graduating class consisted of about eighty-five students of which approximately 15% were African American and the rest Caucasian.  The ethnic diversity was virtually non-existent.  If your religion was anything other than Baptist or Methodist it was best just not to mention it, and if your sexual or gender identity would not one day land you in a happy, little nuclear family then you took a deep breath, tamped it down, and waited until …