Their Small Acts of Caring Transformed My Heartbreak

Dedicated to Leo Buscaglia

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“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” Leo F. Buscaglia (My Love-class teacher)




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