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Kelly Breuer

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Human Trafficking

Somewhere in the Greater Rochester Area right now.

  • A woman is selling herself on Lyell Avenue and knows no one will provide her with food, shelter, or the drugs she’s addicted to if she doesn’t earn enough money this way.
  • Someone is working in a restaurant from before it opens until after it closes, every day. They believe they are paying a debt they owe to someone who helped them get into the country, but somehow the debt keeps growing, not shrinking, every week.
  • A teenager in the suburbs is being sold through an online classified site by a pimp.
  • A child in elementary school is forced to engage in sexual acts, which are filmed and sold online.

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What If?

Life’s plan –  Two words that mean different things for everyone   The concept of a life plan suggests that during our lives, there is a script or a series of phases we should expect to go through that will result in success, fulfillment and satisfaction.  Consider the definition of each:

Life: the period of time for which we are alive

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Introducing The Masterind Lounge

The new project “MasterMind Lounge” is an innovative, connection between aspirations and dreams with a way to connect to the professionals who make a living in entertainment, music or sports etc. The networking opportunity presented here is the “baby” of none other than WHAM 1180’s radio host and attorney Robert Brenna Jr. Six years ago, this exciting venture began to take Rochester into learning about a whole new way of networking and mentoring.

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Women March on Capital Hill

One week before the inauguration of the 45th President of the United States of America I felt impotent. I was sad because the future of our country seemed bleak. My children and I had been watching the news and talking about how we felt. I reassured my daughters that they can be anything and anyone they want to be. I reminded my son that respect is important and that a good leader has respect for all people. But I wished there was a way we could talk to others who felt the way we did. One of my daughters said she would love to march on Washington, putting the idea in my head! With a few clicks I arranged for lodging and we were all set to go. We could not wait.

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HEALTH & WELLNESS, MENOPAUSE MOMENT

Can Some Cancer Patients Take Hormone Replacement Therapy?

When someone receives the diagnosis of cancer, life changes forever. Just one minute before, that individual and her family led normal lives.  Never more.  They suddenly are flooded with questions. “What does this mean? What can be done? Do I need a second opinion? Do I need surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and/or immunotherapy?  Am I going to die? And again, what did you just say?”

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Special Feature: Estelle O’Connell

Estelle  O’Connell grew up in a two-parent home. Her memories of her childhood were very fond. She always remembered above all the love her parents shared for one another. Instead of telling each other “I love you” they said Je t’aime. When Estelle was 19-years-old, the family was shattered by a troubled youth who entered the family business and killed her father, Stephen F. Sladowski, attorney, entrepreneur, father and husband. Snuffed out in a moment in time, a man and his family, lives changed forever. The kid went on the lamb and was caught, tried and given a life sentence.

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Separation of Church and State of Mind: Discrimination Masquerading as Religious Freedom & Superiority

They say it’s best to avoid talking about religion and politics so as not to offend anyone. You know – political correctness and all. The thing is, I’m not a politician and political correctness is just another form of restrictive social “bs” in my book. If I held my tongue every time there was potential for someone to find what I have to share offensive, I’d never speak publicly again. Having said that, it is my goal to offer useful information, insight, and provide opinions in thoughtful, respectful ways, which are least likely to be off-putting. When I get things wrong, I’m always grateful to be called on it. Feedback and criticism are welcome and appreciated. Some seek to shame and control people. My passion is to enlighten and empower, starting with you…

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Currently in The ROC

He and a friend had met at the Victor Village Inn for a night of beer and karaoke. Eskildsen says they were having a great time and decided to go outside for a little fresh air. They had only been outside for a short time when he says two men approached them, yelled the gay slur and attacked them.

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