Tonight we honored Virginia Cook for Les Femmes Du Monde Women of the Year, where I serve as liaison for Children's Health, the Children's Medical Center needs a Helicopter Launch Replacement, also known as a Helipad, because moving Parkland Memorial where they shared, has increased the distance, for accessibility to care, where the New Parkland Hospital is. I promised the hospital I would bring Peruna next time I visited at some point, since I indeed did bring Temoc. Today the Center for Brain Health had a ground breaking to double their facility in size for Sandra Bond-Chapman's research, and I was asked to go down there, and then told that I didn't need to be there, which was better for me to get out of my boots because I have an injured toe, and needed to prepare for the Dallas Country Club tonight for our fundraising.
I promised to talk about Stephen Hawking in a previous post, and I think the best way to describe the admiration I have for him as a person in regards to the obstacles he has overcome with ALS, in regards to his academic, intellectual, and human pursuits of knowledge and connection with the universe around him. The children that we are fundraising for have an interruption in life because they need critical care and treatment. I was asked about my high school experiences, and my age, by one of the media persons tonight, and how old I was, and I told her that since it was public knowledge, I assumed that she knew and had googled me. It annoys me that Child Search Ministries keeps my photo up after I have asked them to take it down because I was the poster child during an amber alert missing for 6 weeks running after a pair of girls who got on my computer at my father's house to talk to someone on AOL that was abducting kids and went to prison for it. I was emancipated after the incident and had asked a judge to let me be free on my own to make my own decision, which I was granted at 16, and went into college at 17, got