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Commentary

Virtue of the Week: Unity

Unity helps us work and live together peacefully. We feel connected with each other and all living things. We value the specialness of each person as a gift, not as a reason to fight or be scared. With unity we accomplish more together than any one of us could do alone.
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Confronting the Challenges Ahead Requires Coming Together

Justin Moorhead explains his two ideas on how to repair the U.S. Virgin Islands post-hurricanes: kick-start the economy; evaluate the recovery effort.
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Virtue of the Week: Cooperation

Cooperation is working together, sharing the load. When we cooperate, we join with others to do things that cannot be done alone. We are willing to follow the rules, which keep everyone safe and happy. Together we can accomplish great things.
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If There Is No SNAP, Food Distribution Should Continue

Donna M. Christensen, M.D., the state chair of the Democratic Party of the Virgin Islands, questions the decisions that are being made about SNAP and food distribution by the governor and others.
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Chamber Optimistic About Territory’s Recovery, But Expresses Concern About Preparedness

Summary: Sebastiano Paiewonsky Cassinelli gives an overview of what lies ahead for the economy and businesses in the U.S. Virgin Islands. He makes clear what needs to be done for the recovery.
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I’m Proud to Be a V.I. Educator

Liz Morrison, head of Antilles School, shares how she feels about the teachable lessons students are learning in the aftermath of the two recent hurricanes.
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Virtue of the Week: Excellence

Excellence is doing your best, giving careful attention to every task and every relationship. Excellence is effort guided by a noble purpose. It is a desire for perfection. The perfection of a seed comes in the fruit. When you practice excellence, you bring your gifts to fruition. Exc
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Bigotry Is Not Representative of the Virgin Islands Community

Pash Daswani is alarmed by recent comments made by Sen. Janelle K. Sarauw on Facebook that show she is narrow minded and bigoted.
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Addressing the Looming Cost of Rebuilding

Justin Moorhead advises how the U.S. Virgin Islands can go through the recovery period in the aftermath of two hurricanes. He points out the pitfalls that are coming and says residents must think “outside the box” to accomplish the huge task ahead.
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Virtue of the Week: Reliability

Reliability means that others can depend on you. You keep your commitments and give your best to every job. You are responsibly. You don't forget and you don't need to be reminded.
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