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It’s time to take a stand against this disease. As we recognize World AIDS Day, remember that you have the power to protect yourself. You have a say in what happens to your body.

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New HOPE Blog Post.

Author: Che “Rhymefest” Smith

About Author: Inspired by his life experiences growing up in a working  class, single-­parent  household, Che has carved out a life in art, music and social  activism, always using his music career as a platform from which to stimulate social change. Che Smith is a dedicated father and a loving husband whose wife is a proud Chicago Public School teacher. In 2005, Che won a Grammy for “Jesus Walks”, which he co‑wrote with friend Kanye West.  Follow him on Twitter at @RHYMEFEST

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Have you ever wanted something so badly, you dreamed about it? Have you ever had a goal that was so important, you sacrificed for it; you defended it when people said it was impossible; you found strength and determination you never knew you had in your efforts to pursue it?

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First Book contributed an amazing post to the HOPE Scholarship. Read it here

First Book contributed an amazing post to the HOPE Scholarship. Read it here

20 Things Life Is Too Short To Tolerate

  1. People who bring you down.
  2. A work environment or career field you hate.
  3. Your own negativity.
  4. Unnecessary miscommunication.
  5. A disorganized living and working space.
  6. Your own tardiness.
  7. Pressure to fit in with the crowd.
  8. An unhealthy body.
  9. Fear of change.
  10. All work and no play.

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