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I (also) have a dream

I (also) have a dream

In one of the most celebrated pieces of oratory Martin Luther King said "I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the colour of their skin but by the content of their character." Today, 28th August 2013 is the 50th anniversary of that famous speech - and what changes that great nation has seen in those 50 years!  Would an African American President have been thought possible in 1963?  Perhaps not, and don't get me wrong, I am sure things are a long way off from being perfect, but change has taken place, King's dream is being realised.  This made me wonder about my dreams....

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Generous gift of £500 received

Generous gift of £500 received

Our thanks go to the Felixstowe Community Choir for their gift of £500, which was a real surprise.  To everyone who nominated us, thank you, every gift helps us as we seek to help older people in this town deal with loneliness.

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Wow, we didn't know that!

Wow, we didn't know that!

What do you get if you sit 6 older people in a room and ask them 'Would you rather wrestle a lion or a shark?'  Well, once the laughter has died down and the means of escape established, what you have is the start of the first ever Hope Trust focus group session.  

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