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Aphasia Camp 2014

Posted by Frank Austin on October 10, 2014 at 8:05 AM Comments comments (0)

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When the Going Gets Tough, I call on my Best Friend, My Wife by Frank

Posted by Frank Austin on March 20, 2011 at 7:49 PM Comments comments (0)

As I care supporter, my best friend and wife, Jennifer as showed me what it means to be tough. As a survivor’s wife and mother, I appreciate her and wish that others know what in means for family be resilient. Resilience is a common word and many of us have a sense that being resilient is a good thing. But what does resilience really mean? And how can being resilient benefit families and individuals, especially when faced with challenges in life?

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My Note to March of Dimes for Camp

Posted by Frank Austin on September 28, 2010 at 2:46 PM Comments comments (2)




Recently I was given an opportunity to grow with a bunch of people to camp. I remember laughing with my wife about going to camp again this summer. At 44 years of age and I was being sent to camp. And you know what it was awesome.

 Unlike as a kid, this was not rustic, musty or damp. This was aphasia camp, and as far as I'm concerned it was better.


We had basically all the facilities of a chalet and activities and to be Marc...

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Motivation: Winning The Battle In Your Head by Frank

Posted by Frank Austin on July 31, 2010 at 8:27 PM Comments comments (0)

Motivation is a funny, complex thing. The thing that motivates one person is always different from that of another even though they are working for the same thing. And while people can motivate other people, they can only do so to a certain degree. At the end of the day, you still have to work out a way to get yourself moving. But when everything looks bleak and all you want to do is to surrender, from where do you muster the will to go on?

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Posted by Frank Austin on June 21, 2010 at 7:33 PM Comments comments (1)

The Donkey's Attitude

Sometimes when things get difficult it seems almost impossible

To go on; many would just give up, but not everyone.


One day a farmer's donkey fell down into a well. The animal cried

for h...

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