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    On Jul 1, 2021 Shane K. Floyd, Ph.D. wrote:

    Ms. Remen makes a great distinction between helping and service. My observation has beenthat help can bevoid of compassion. Service speaks to what anchors one's soul. However, if help could be used in a context that aids in evolving the self, many of us could glean to the words ofa great man by the name of Booker T. Washington who once said: "If you want to lift yourself up,lift up someone else." Thiscould undoubtedly resemblewhat service looks like.


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