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Leticia V. Patient Expert

Long Island, New York
I am an adjunct college professor of English, freelance writer, wife, and the mother of three girls ages 15,11, and 6. We homeschool during the day while I write on the computer, and on warm evenings, we ride bikes together to the beach with our two labradors. We love camping, hikes in the woods,... Full Bio
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Traditional Catholics Can Learn Much from Pope Francis' Visit. If Our Hearts are Open

All week my enjoyment of the exuberant visit of Pope Francis was marred by arguments from faithful Catholics close to me who were angry at...

Having a Daughter with Down Syndrome Changed Our Lives for the Better

This article is my response to Halle Levine's piece at Yahoo news. If I knew my daughter had Down syndrome I would have aborted her; all women...

Sadness-Tinged Joy about the Special Olympics

Christina participating in swimming at our local pool.  The closing ceremonies of the Special Olympics in Los Angeles was...

The Coming Battle: We will reclaim marriage

Half a million attend the March for Life  each year. If you are like me, you are in mourning. Not merely for a battle lost,...

Have Scientists Unlocked the Mystery of Cognitive Decline in Down syndrdome?

 This is the most exciting research development for my daughter with Down syndrome and significant cognitive decline a long time! Read here....
Leticia V.'s Whiteboard
Jul 16 2008 by Lela D.
My name is Lela and I'm the moderator for the Healthy Eating communities!  I hope you'll find all the tips and tricks here to make your everyday choices easier and tastier!  Thanks for joining us and please let me know how I can help.  If you have ideas for things you'd like to see here, let me know that too.
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