Living

A New Year, A New You... in New Lawrenceville!
By Rodney Camren

Welcome to 2014, you have arrived. Reset, Relax & Release are my favorite 3R’s for any stressful situation or just to get a grip on the day. So here we are in the first of the New Year 2014 and I hope you will “Reset” your goals or your mindset, “Relax” the tension in your body, mind and spirit so you can focus on the positive energy you will “Release” into your life, work & the Universe.

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Jana Fowler

Jana Fowler had a great life by most people’s standards. At 38, she had enjoyed many years of marriage with her high school sweetheart and the two are obviously still very much in love. She had two beautiful, healthy girls and was very involved in her community. But Jana began to realize in fall of 2012 that she was not balanced. For all of the great things in her life, Jana knew that she did not feel healthy.

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Chris Cotter and Hunter Cole, Journalists, Couch Middle School

Finding a perfect teen gift
By Chris Cotter and Hunter Cole

Figuring out what your kid wants for their birthday, Christmas, or any other special occasion can often be one of the hardest tasks to complete. It’s difficult to tell what they may actually like, especially when if the teen is not that active.

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Bella Koenig, Journalist, Couch Middle School

Great gifts for teens
By Bella Koenig

Let’s say that you bought your child, niece, nephew, grandchild, or close family friend a pair of socks last year as a gift. They might have had the biggest and brightest smile on their face, but don’t be fooled. Teenagers are great actors! It might have just been there so that they did not hurt your feelings.

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Retired Major Lester Erving

Welcome home
By Earl Gray

On Veterans Day last month, Gwinnett County held its annual ceremony at the Gwinnett Fallen Heroes Memorial in Lawrenceville. While service men and women, past and present, were honored, the event featured a special “welcome home” for Vietnam veterans.

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