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“The American, by nature is optimistic. He is experimental, an inventor, and a builder who builds best when called upon to build greatly.”

John F. Kennedy

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From March 19th to April 3rd, Knott’s Berry Farm will feature their Knott’s Boysenberry Festival. The Festival will offer live entertainment from the Peanuts Party in the Park to Crazy Kirk and the Hillbillies. Delectable Boysenberry Bites will be plentiful while Interactive Pie Making will most definitely be curious to engage in. The ride portion of the park will of course be open as well.

The Knott’s Boysenberry Festival is a fitting tribute to the founders of Knott’s Berry Farm, Walter and Cordelia Knott. We hope you will join the celebration while we encourage you to proudly immerse yourselves in the rich American tradition the Knott’s exemplified. As a family, they dared to dream. This positive synergy ultimately has afforded each of our families decades of enjoyment as we stroll through the park, perhaps as they did on their farm, sharing a moment in time together.

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Walter Knott was the first to produce the boysenberry. In 1932, Anaheim Parks Superintendent Rudolph Boysen approached his friend Walter Knott. Mr. Boysen had experimented with crossing the loganberry, red raspberry, and blackberry. He shared his knowledge and ingenuity with Walter in the hope that Walter could make the fruit thrive where Mr. Boysen had been unable to. As it stands today, all boysenberries in the world trace their roots back to Knott’s Berry Farm. Nurturing the hybrid berry to a thriving vine, Walter Knott deemed it a “Boysenberry” after his friend Rudolph Boysen.

Walter Knott resided in Pomona as a child. He and Cordelia Hornaday attended high school together. After high school, they married. In 1920, Walter, Cordelia and their 4 children moved, leasing a plot of land spanning 10 acres in nearby Buena Park within the neighboring county of Orange. L.A. County’s loss was truly Orange County’s gain.

The initial year of the Knott family farming was difficult however, their American spirit of entrepreneurship filled them with the sense that they would overcome and ultimately succeed. Indeed, they did. Within the second year,

their harvest was plentiful to the point that they began selling rhubarb, asparagus, and berries at a roadside stand. Their dreams and aspirations were fed by their success. In 1928, Cordelia opened a tearoom and berry market which quickly evolved into a restaurant featuring her fried chicken, homemade biscuits, and boysenberry pies. Eventually an amusement park and a mining ghost town were added. Go figure.

The Knott family transitioned their berry farm to Modesto in 1960 while the

amusement park entity of their humble beginnings continued to grow spanning to an impressive 165 acres as we know it today. The American spirit is most assuredly unique. O.C.’s Hair Police is grateful for the Knott Family and their embodiment of this American Perseverance so that we may all continue to be so encouraged to dare to dream.   https://www.knotts.com/boysenberry

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The origin of President’s Day transpired in the 1880’s as a federal holiday stemming from a desire to honor the birth date of George Washington, America’s Commander of the Continental Army during the American Revolution and the first president of the United States. In 1968, Congress moved to be inclusive of Abraham Lincoln’s February birth date of February 12th in this celebration. By 1971, the term President’s Day had taken hold and become a part of the American fabric. Lyon Air Museum located on the west side of John Wayne Airport in Orange County was established by Major General William Lyon. The Museum stands alongside Martin Aviation that was established in 1923 by famed aviation pioneer Eddie Martin. World War II had enormous impact on the 20th century. The Lyon Air Museum provides captivating and thought-provoking exhibits based on factual historical events of this time. There are authentic wartime aircrafts, rare vehicles, and related memorabilia that will reflect the courage and innovation of the American spirit. Take a walk down memory lane with your family. As we lead into President’s Day it seems only appropriate to enjoy being inspired by those American patriots that ensured our freedom and are honored at one of O.C.’s very own homegrown Museum’s.

 

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MAY YOU ENJOY CELEBRATING THE HOLIDAYS

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Twenty-three years ago, Duane and Kelly Roberts saved the Mission Inn located in the city of Riverside from destruction. The Inn is a member of the prestigious Historic Hotels of America maintaining a rich history dating back to its very first guests in 1876. This California landmark “…evokes the romance and enchantment of a European castle…” At this time every year, The Festival of Lights is offered for everyone to enjoy by the Roberts as their gift to the community. The Inn proudly displays the largest manmade mistletoe at a size of 12’ x 8’ amongst 4 million dazzling holiday lights. This spectacle is a must see for families. The Inn is located on Main Street in downtown Riverside. Main Street offers horse-drawn carriage rides, an outdoor ice-skating rink, holiday vendors, and family-friendly entertainment. The Inn’s lobby offers a breathtaking Christmas tree that can be marveled at while enjoying a holiday treat from the original Casey’s Cupcakes®. Santa’s elves will even tuck your child in for a long winters slumber with a present-filled stocking and a keepsake book if you choose to stay at the Inn! An evening spent at the Inn and strolling down Main Street will leave your child believing in the magic of this time of year. Please click on their website to begin the memory of a lifetime. http://www.missioninn.com/festival-en.html

 

 

 

25 States and Counting…

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(I.) OVER THE COUNTER REMEDIES Vs. NON-TOXIC ENZYMES

Recently, there were articles dominating social media regarding super-strains of head lice prevalent in 25 states throughout the U.S. O.C.’s Hair Police would like to address the consistently similar main points of these articles and interviews in order to diminish the intense anxiety driven stranglehold that this parasite seemingly maintains on our communities of families throughout our great nation.

In HealthDay online Alan Mozes reported that, “At least 25 states host lice populations that don’t respond to common over-the-counter treatments, a new analysis reveals.”

There is an effective treatment to address any lice population that is not responding to over-the-counter and/or prescription remedies. O.C.’s Hair Police offers Absolute Clear® naturally occurring head lice enzymes as a formidable foe to head lice. Our enzymes are odorless and do not require a shower cap.

Absolute Clear® Naturally Occurring Head Lice Enzymes

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Absolute Clear® is derived from naturally occurring enzymes. The human head louse cannot become resistant to natural enzymes EVER because it breaks down the exoskeleton of the louse versus attacking the nervous system. The nervous system incorporates the ongoing evolution of specific genes within it’s gene pool to ultimately develop the necessary resistance in order to solidify its existence. The skeletal structure of the head louse is unable to evolve in this manner and thereby cannot ward off its demise by natural enzymes.

Absolute Clear® is a non-toxic, non-abrasive, and hypoallergenic mix. These naturally occurring materials are combined with surfactants and other biologically stimulating ingredients. Further, the enzymes are successful in loosening the glue that attaches the nits to the hair shaft thereby moving the nit away from the scalp so that it will not be able to thrive while making their removal much easier.

For more information on head lice eradication, you can also view our webinar at the following link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6vaikAi0fYU&feature=youtu.be

(II.) OVERUSE OF PRESCRIPTION REMEDIES Vs. NON-TOXIC ENZYMES

Recently, there were articles dominating social media regarding super-strains of head lice prevalent in 25 states throughout the U.S. O.C.’s Hair Police would like to address the consistently similar main points of these articles and interviews in order to diminish the intense anxiety driven stranglehold that this parasite seemingly maintains on our communities of families throughout our great nation.

In an online article titled “Super-Strains of lice spread to 25 states: Are they in yours?”, Linda Carroll wrote, “Yoon was part of the research team that initially discovered the new ultra-resistant strains. The finding doesn’t mean you can’t kill lice with pyrethroids, Yoon said. But you will need a higher dose.”

O.C.’s Hair Police would like to encourage our patrons to regard the concerns of overuse of chemically based products for the purposes of head lice eradication as reflected by the Mayo Clinic. They state, “…improper use of pediculicides’ and/or pyrethroids ‘raise concerns about unsafe use of these products specifically…when products are used excessively.”

In fact, prescription based remedy Ivermectin (Sklice) may cross the blood/brain barrier and block essential neural transmission with young children at a potentially higher risk than its prescribed intent while Lindane has been linked to cancer, seizures, and even deaths.

There is an effective treatment to address any lice population that is not responding to over-the-counter and/or prescription remedies. O.C.’s Hair Police offers Absolute Clear® naturally occurring head lice enzymes as a formidable foe to head lice. Our enzymes are odorless and do not require a shower cap.

Absolute Clear® Naturally Occurring Head Lice Enzymes and The Terminator Comb™

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Absolute Clear® is derived from naturally occurring enzymes. The human head louse cannot become resistant to natural enzymes EVER because it breaks down the exoskeleton of the louse versus attacking the nervous system. The nervous system incorporates the ongoing evolution of specific genes within it’s gene pool to ultimately develop the necessary resistance in order to solidify its existence. The skeletal structure of the head louse is unable to evolve in this manner and thereby cannot ward off its demise by natural enzymes.

Absolute Clear® is a non-toxic, non-abrasive, and hypoallergenic mix. These naturally occurring materials are combined with surfactants and other biologically stimulating ingredients. Further, the enzymes are successful in loosening the glue that attaches the nits to the hair shaft thereby moving the nit away from the scalp so that it will not be able to thrive while making their removal much easier.

For more information on head lice eradication, view our webinar at the following link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6vaikAi0fYU&feature=youtu.be

(III.) POTENTIAL SIDE EFFECTS OF PRESCRIPTION REMEDIES Vs. NON-TOXIC ENZYMES

Recently, there were articles dominating social media regarding super-strains of head lice prevalent in 25 states throughout the U.S. O.C.’s Hair Police would like to address the consistently similar main points of these articles and interviews in order to diminish the intense anxiety driven stranglehold that this parasite seemingly maintains on our communities of families throughout our great nation.

Pediatric Dermatologist Dr. Robin Gehris advised the following in the online article, “Super-Strains of lice spread to 25 states: Are they in yours?”. She stated, “If your child still has lice after all that, you may need to see your pediatrician to get a prescription of one of the treatments that lice haven’t yet become resistant to.”

O.C.’s Hair Police would like you to consider that “…treatments must prove safe to ensure that the adverse effects of therapy are not worse than the infestation.” This advise is well noted coming from Barbara L. Frankowski, MD, MPH and Joseph A. Bocchini Jr., MD from the Council on School Health and Committee on Infectious Diseases.

Further, O.C.’s Hair Police believes that each family should know that many over-the-counter remedies seem to still be in their infant stages of development. As Patrick J. Skerret, Executive Editor of Harvard Health discusses, “The trials compared Ivermectin (Sklice) with a placebo not another treatment known to be effective against head lice. It makes sense that any treatment with an active ingredient would do better than a lotion with no medications at all. We will undoubtedly learn more about the drug-its effectiveness, side effects, safety, and interactions with other drugs-now that it is available for widespread use.”

There is an effective treatment to address any lice population that is not responding to over-the-counter and/or prescription remedies. O.C.’s Hair Police offers Absolute Clear® naturally occurring head lice enzymes as a formidable foe to head lice. Our enzymes are odorless and do not require a shower cap.

Absolute Clear® Naturally Occurring Head Lice Enzymes, Shampoo, Conditioner, and The Terminator Comb™ Power Punch Package

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Absolute Clear® is derived from naturally occurring enzymes. The human head louse cannot become resistant to natural enzymes EVER because it breaks down the exoskeleton of the louse versus attacking the nervous system. The nervous system incorporates the ongoing evolution of specific genes within it’s gene pool to ultimately develop the necessary resistance in order to solidify its existence. The skeletal structure of the head louse is unable to evolve in this manner and thereby cannot ward off its demise by natural enzymes.

Absolute Clear® is a non-toxic, non-abrasive, and hypoallergenic mix. These naturally occurring materials are combined with surfactants and other biologically stimulating ingredients. Further, the enzymes are successful in loosening the glue that attaches the nits to the hair shaft thereby moving the nit away from the scalp so that it will not be able to thrive while making their removal much easier.

For more information on head lice eradication, view our webinar at the following link:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6vaikAi0fYU&feature=youtu.be

(IV.) VARYING TREATMENT METHODS

Recently, there were articles dominating social media regarding super-strains of head lice prevalent in 25 states throughout the U.S. O.C.’s Hair Police would like to address the consistently similar main points of these articles and interviews in order to diminish the intense anxiety driven stranglehold that this parasite seemingly maintains on our communities of families throughout our great nation.

Per Linda Carroll’s online report in “Super-Strains of lice spread to 25 states: Are they in yours?”, Professor of Pediatrics and Dermatology at the John Hopkins Children’s Center Dr. Bernard Cohen infers, “And bad news for parents who rely solely on “nitpickers,” or commercially available fine-toothed combs-there’s no evidence suggesting combs are successful.”

O.C.’s Hair Police provides a contrary viewpoint offered by Dr. Claire McCarthy on the topic of head lice infestation, a pediatrician at Harvard-affiliated Boston Children’s Hospital. She states, “Combing Works. It takes patience and perseverance, but not only does it get rid of both live lice and eggs, it’s completely non-toxic and without side effects.”

Additionally, O.C.’s Hair Police would like to cite from the Pediatrics Journal Vol. 126 No. 2 the following, “Nit removal can decrease diagnostic confusion. Nit removal can decrease the possibility of unnecessary retreatment; and some experts recommend removal of nits within 1 cm of the scalp to decrease the small risk of re-infestation.”

 

As directed by Dr. McCarthy the prescription to adhere to is “…to use a shampoo or solution that contains natural enzymes and then use a head lice comb.”

There is an effective treatment to address any lice population that is not responding to over-the-counter and/or prescription remedies. O.C.’s Hair Police offers Absolute Clear® naturally occurring head lice enzymes as a formidable foe to head lice. Our enzymes are odorless and do not require a shower cap.

Absolute Clear® Naturally Occurring Head Lice Enzymes, The Terminator Comb™,

and Charting O.C.’s Hair Police Professional Head Lice Consultant and Technicians (P-TLC’s) Treatment Time

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Absolute Clear® is derived from naturally occurring enzymes. The human head louse cannot become resistant to natural enzymes EVER because it breaks down the exoskeleton of the louse versus attacking the nervous system. The nervous system incorporates the ongoing evolution of specific genes within it’s gene pool to ultimately develop the necessary resistance in order to solidify its existence. The skeletal structure of the head louse is unable to evolve in this manner and thereby cannot ward off its demise by natural enzymes.

Absolute Clear® is a non-toxic, non-abrasive, and hypoallergenic mix. These naturally occurring materials are combined with surfactants and other biologically stimulating ingredients. Further, the enzymes are successful in loosening the glue that attaches the nits to the hair shaft thereby moving the nit away from the scalp so that it will not be able to thrive while making their removal much easier.

For more information on head lice eradication, view our webinar at the following link:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6vaikAi0fYU&feature=youtu.be

(V.) OUR RESPONSE TO THE TODAY SHOW WITH DR. NATALIE AZAR

Recently, there were articles dominating social media regarding super-strains of head lice prevalent in 25 states throughout the U.S. O.C.’s Hair Police would like to address the consistently similar main points of these articles and interviews in order to diminish the intense anxiety driven stranglehold that this parasite seemingly maintains on our communities of families throughout our great nation.

The following discussion is in response to the Today Show’s interview with Dr. Natalie Azar referencing the American Academy of Pediatrics new head lice guidelines which say kids should not be kept out of school.

O.C.’s Hair Police contends that it is irrelevant to debate whether head lice infestations predominantly originate within the home or while a child is at school. The bottom line is that head lice exist because humans do. We are the host to this pesky parasite. Unarguably, head lice spreads. Period. Further, head lice is non-discriminatory in it’s advancement.

In saying this, O.C.’s Hair Police agrees that children that have had the unfortunate experience of contracting head lice can and often do feel humiliated.

Due to this fact, O.C.’s Hair Police encourages every parent and caregiver to address the situation swiftly and with diligence.

O.C.’s Hair Police believes contacting the Pediatrician may not lend to eradicating the case of head lice you are battling.

The Pediatrician is not set up to provide ongoing consultation of each specific incidence of head lice.

As previously discussed, the development of new chemically based head lice products, many without proof of efficacy or safety, has landed us at a turning point with regard to head lice eradication and calls for a reevaluation of the current clinical approach.

Head lice is not the common cold. It does not run its course to finally subside. It requires attention and follow through.

Whether a child is at home or in the classroom with a head lice infestation, the child runs the risk of being distracted and not able to focus on their academics due to the degree than they otherwise would be able to because of the discomfort that their itchy scalp may cause them.

Compounding this irrefutable possibility, is the internal struggle the youngster may be experiencing with their self esteem. There is a natural tendency to distance oneself from an individual who has head lice.

This fact is not specific to the school setting. No one wants bugs in their hair whether they are in a classroom, extra-curricular, and/or home environment. They will subconsciously place an invisible barrier between them and the source of the head lice. This in its innocence can be emotionally hurtful to the recipient.

O.C.’s Hair Police believes it to be more prudent to initiate genuine education on the topic of head lice than to attempt to alter the natural tendencies of human nature.

O.C.’s Hair Police is guided by the faith that Knowledge is Power!

Our skilled Professional Technician and Lice Consultants or P-TLC’s are sound proponents of thorough nit picking, intensive combing, and treatment with our non-toxic enzymes.

Our fully staffed Treatment Center is available 24/7 to assist in guiding you through the daunting task of a possible future head lice re-infestation by educating our patrons on the lifecycle of head lice and effective eradication methods.

With our Self-Help Guide, we speak to children on the topic of head lice on their level.

We encourage preventative measures versus a reactive approach.

Our non-toxic enzymes can be used daily while remaining 100% effective due to the fact that head lice cannot EVER become resistant to the enzymes we use.

O.C.’s Hair Police is truly “In It To Win It With You” as a United Lice Fight Brigade!

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Self-Help Guide to the

11-Day Process of Getting

Head Lice Out of Their Hair!

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Absolute Clear® Naturally Occurring Head Lice Enzymes

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Absolute Clear® is derived from naturally occurring enzymes. The human head louse cannot become resistant to natural enzymes EVER because it breaks down the exoskeleton of the louse versus attacking the nervous system. The nervous system incorporates the ongoing evolution of specific genes within it’s gene pool to ultimately develop the necessary resistance in order to solidify its existence. The skeletal structure of the head louse is unable to evolve in this manner and thereby cannot ward off its demise by natural enzymes.

Absolute Clear® is a non-toxic, non-abrasive, and hypoallergenic mix. These naturally occurring materials are combined with surfactants and other biologically stimulating ingredients. Further, the enzymes are successful in loosening the glue that attaches the nits to the hair shaft thereby moving the nit away from the scalp so that it will not be able to thrive while making their removal much easier.

For more information on head lice eradication, view our webinar at the following link:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6vaikAi0fYU&feature=youtu.be

YMCA CAMP OAKS SCREENING 2015

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O.C.’s Hair Police’s Professional Technician and Lice Consultants (P-TLC’s) helped to keep Camp Oakes Camper’s summer camp experience nice…NOT one full of head lice last Saturday at this YMCA Camp Oakes Screening.

O.C.’s Hair Police wishes each camper a summer of adventure with friendships to last a lifetime!!!

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FAMILY FUN!

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“Books give a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, life to everything.” With this as our basis, OC’s Hair Police would like to offer innovative ways in which to immerse oneself into a summer of reading with your family.

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Check out our Pinterest at https://www.pinterest.com/ocshairpolice/summer-reading/

and click on our Lazy Days of Summer board to view ideas that will help to spark your creativity as you enter into a realm of limitless imagination.

HAPPY 4TH OF JULY!

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The love of one’s country bonds us

with a common purpose and mutual sense of belonging.

Let us not allow for this to be lost.

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O.C.’s Hair Police wants you to celebrate

the day while you celebrate your freedom

as an entity of a greater whole.

Happy 4th of July!!!

IN IT TO WIN IT RECIPIENT SUMMER 2015

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“There is no substitute for books in the life of a child.” Mary Ellen Chase

Mackenzie Bearup and Sheltering Books is our current “In It To Win It” recipient. Mackenzie is 18 years of age. She suffers from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. This incurable disease characterized by severe pain, swelling, and changes in the skin inspired Mackenzie to create the Non-Profit Organization, Sheltering Books in 2007.

“Books are a uniquely portable magic.” Stephen King

Sheltering Books collects books to donate to homeless shelters, domestic violence shelters and residential treatment centers that house children throughout the U.S. To date, Mackenzie and her two brothers, Alex and Benjamin have delivered over 360,000 donated books to children in these shelters. Books have helped to remove Mackenzie from her daily discomfort caused from her disease. Recognizing the healing “magic” of books and her desire to offer this same sense of peace to those children perhaps in pain themselves of a completely different nature reflects a deep sense of thoughtfulness wrapped in pure goodness.

“Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are.” Mason Cooley

As our “In It To Win It” recipient, O.C.’s Hair Police will forward a monetary donation to Sheltering Books reflecting our gratitude for their efforts to heal the hearts and minds of those children that find themselves in a less than desirable situation that they can neither fix nor remove themselves from physically. O.C.’s Hair Police would like to further honor Mackenzie’s efforts by establishing our very own “Sheltering Books” in our Treatment Center over the summer of 2015.

Walt Disney once wrote, “There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island.”

The book donations that we receive throughout the summer will then be offered to the local chapter of Project Hope Alliance as they are collected. Project Hope Alliance has been working toward ending the cycle of homelessness throughout our country for over 25 years. In Orange County alone, there are 30,000 homeless children. Project Hope Alliance tirelessly works with homeless children to peel away the layers of stress, anxiety, and trauma so that they may stand the greatest chance of success in living a balanced, healthy life free from the emotionally paralyzing and chaotic state that homelessness triggers within the brain.

“You will be transformed by what you read.” Deepak Chopra

O.C.’s Hair Police recognizes that it is as a community that we define tomorrow’s level of kindness and sense of communal purpose by what we do today. It is in this spirit, that we excitedly ask to join with you to collect books to be donated to Project Hope Alliance. With each book that we receive from you, your child or children’s name/s will be placed on our “Best Day”     donor wall for those that follow to be inspired to hopefully do the same.

“…when you put a book in a child’s hands, you are bringing that child news of the infinitely varied nature of life. You are an awakener.” Paula Fox

We will be collecting books during regular business hours. A box will be placed outside our door for those that stop by when we are closed. In advance, O.C.’s Hair Police thanks you for teaming with us to help heal one child at a time.

CONGRATULATIONS!

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O.C.’s HAIR POLICE WOULD LIKE TO CONGRATULATE

THE GRADUATING CLASS OF 2015 WHILE WE WISH FOR YOU

THE GREATEST SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS!!

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“The future belongs to those who believe in the

beauty of their dreams.”

Eleanor Roosevelt