Lost puppy

We bought a dog for my birthday. We were so happy. But then it eventually ran away through the back gate. After 3 weeks we found our dog filled with fleas and knots.

“I realized I spent a whole lot of time of being disappointed instead of moving on with things.”

My grandmother, Mary Guzzo, was born and grew up in a poverty stricken community in Brooklyn, New York. She lived in a small apartment complex with her older sister and two younger brothers. Her father remained in her life until...