By Linda Graf, MSW, LCSW, from The New Social Worker
Spike Lee turned 62 this year. Barack Obama will be 58. So will Melissa Etheridge. We are all in the same “age group.” When I hear birthday announcements like these on the radio, I can’t help but compare myself. Spike Lee, Barak Obama, Melissa Etheridge—they’ve been on this earth for approximately the same amount of time that I have. At this point in their lives, they’ve each developed an impressive body of work. There are songs, movies, speeches, actions, quotes, there’s OBAMACARE!! They’ve made a mark on the world. They’ve changed lives. They’re loved by millions. They will be remembered. They will have a legacy. And I wonder...what is my mark on this world. What legacy will I leave behind?
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