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Saturday, November 27, 2010

Whatever your circumstances, never underestimate your ability to impact others. ~Aly and Andrea

Inspired Quote of the Day

Whatever your circumstances, never underestimate your ability to impact others. ~Aly and Andrea


Today's Brilliance

Aly and Andrea

Aly and Andrea

Aly and Andrea are identical twins who are the founders of Rock Star U, helping others to discover personal growth and fulfillment.

If today were my last day on Earth and I could share 500 words of brilliance with the world, here are the important things I'd want to pass along to others...

"They'll never make it through the night."

That's what the doctors proclaimed when we were born. As identical twins, born nearly three months premature and weighing just two pounds each, that seemed appropriate, right? They read our last rites and waited.

Nearly four decades later, they must still be waiting. Both of us, Aly and Andrea, weigh just slightly more than two pounds now (smirk), and we have had a lifetime to live with gratitude that we actually did "make it through the night." The road was not an easy one, though. Andrea lost most of her vision when she received too much oxygen in the incubator. She has only known a life totally blind in one eye, and severely limited in the other. Together, we faced a childhood with traumatic divorce, great rejection, poverty, and later, at age 27, Andrea faced kidney cancer. We have also had great joy as World Champion athletes, authors, speakers, international business owner, commercial actress, Olympic ...

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1 comment:

  1. so happy I found your blog...your quote of the day lifted my spirits. Thank you.

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