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Thoughts While Shaving for February 29

Bladen County Hospital Foundation Gala is this evening at Lu Mil Vineyard. … “The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Bladen County Hospital. All funds donated to the foundation are dedicated to programs and services at Bladen County Hospital. It was founded in 1994 as a non-profit organization to serve the hospital and citizens of Bladen County.” You may donate online or by mail. … Lee Greene is current Chairman and Leon Martin is Vice Chairman. … If you would like more info about the Foundation, contact Ashley Dowless at (910) 862-1206 or

Just one of many good causes, supported by Bladen County residents, annually … and is the first of many such local events in coming months…

Coronavirus is the talk of the nation, and world, so it seems. … It’s a killer. … In a weeks time, the threat of the disease has captured the attention of most.

Googled worst virus in history. … “An outbreak of Spanish flu in 1918 is generally considered to be the worst pandemics in human history, infecting 20 to 40 percent of the world’s population and killing 50 million in the span of just two years.”

Others in more recent times included Tuberculosis, Malaria, HIV/AIDS, Influenza, just to mention a few…

“It is estimated that the world population will reach 11 billion by 2100, and one of the consequences of this population rise would be new challenges in controlling disease outbreaks, according to scientists.”

Happy Birthday to those who seldom have the pleasure of celebrating on February 29th.

Ever think about how much of what we are or think about today is related to our earliest years … our upbringing … home, church, school, etc.

“Person’s behavior reflects nothing but the mirror of an aura he/she was brought up in. Never doubt their integrity because of their insecurities” Surjeet Kumar

“My childhood is a part of my story, and it’s why I’m who I am today and why my career is what it is.” Misty Copeland

“Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning, but for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.” Fred Rogers

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