To my Dad and Mom, for teaching me positive thinking.

To my awe-inspiring big (little) sister, Michele, for being my best friend in life.

And to my beautiful daughter, Danielle, for being brave enough and strong enough to ride the roller coasters with me, and ultimately enjoying the ride.

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