The declining overall health and wellbeing of the population is always a hot topic in the news today. The abundance and convenience of fast food and junk food eating opens the door for numerous health issues for people of all ages in this country. Efforts from numerous organizations and health promoters are underway to help curb the downhill slide that the general public is taking.
Each day that we wake up is an opportunity for a new adventure with its own challenges and experiences. Most days we know pretty much how our day will turn out. We wake up, have coffee, get kids off to school or get ready for work. But every once in a while something happens that was the farthest thing from our minds that morning.
America has always been known as the land of opportunity. For almost every one of us we can trace our lineage back to someone who left their homeland in a foreign country and braved a new life here. Just recently one local Crossroads resident took the step to becoming an American citizen. His story inspires many as to the opportunities that this country offers to those who want to work hard for a better way of life.