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Hey Guv, maybe it’s old men, not working women, ruining our kids’ education

June 4, 2013

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Nancy Anderson, MBJ contributing columnist

My daughter will be 32 this summer, but she’s still my baby. I’m just so proud of her. Recently, she let me read a proposal she had written for academic research. I was astounded by her command of the English language and her ability to communicate an idea… especially since she had the disadvantage of […]

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Governor, a beneficiary of government health insurance, is obtuse when it comes to healthcare

January 29, 2013

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Nancy Anderson, MBJ contributing columnist

My first husband was 32 when he was diagnosed with cancer. Eighteen months later, he took his last breath. As sad as that is, it could have been worse. At the time, he worked for Packard Electric and was a GM employee. Thankfully, it was the old GM with great health benefits. Looking back, I […]

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What to do when your parents need you most

December 13, 2012

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We’re at that stage. It’s the one where you feel the need to gather your siblings and have conversations about your parents. The trip to my husband’s home over Thanksgiving confirmed our suspicions. His parents’ health is declining, and they need help with basic needs. All around us, friends are having these same conversations in […]

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