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My family and I laid my father to rest last week. It's a difficult time but I can say with confidence because of our deep faith in Christ, we will see him again. I gave the eulogy at his funeral. The definition of eulogy is a speech or piece of writing that praises someone or something highly, typically someone who has just died. The honest truth was we had a lot of ups and downs

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Here's a look back at 2023 and what's ahead for 2024! In 2023, Be You Be United fundraisers were born. The concept and artwork of celebrating our diversity while also cultivating our unity as a nation was expressed by showing each national flag inside the buffalo shape. My goal is to reach the nearly 200 flags in the world along with some ethnic communities mixed in so that everyone will be represented. My

Why I Care   My name is Marinette Kozlow and I own Inspired Buffalo LLC. I grew up in Buffalo, NY, went to school here, and graduated from SUNY Buffalo with a Bachelor of Arts degree in graphic design. Why would I care so much about how refugees are treated and why do I feel so much gratitude towards these organizations who help them in countless ways? Well, I may not have been a refugee

Coming to America Before my first birthday, my mother traveled via airplane with us 4 children and all she owned to come to the states. Her 24 hour itinerary consisted of 3 airplane rides and 2 layovers -- all while carrying bags, an infant (without a stroller), and having to keep track of my 3 siblings ages 4, 6, and 7.  Her Journey Started Long Before the First Airplane She spent months preparing. Dad was already