Elaine Leibsohn's Learning Story

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Lantern Floating Ceremony with the Shinnyo-En Foundation summer 2010 It is with enormous gratitude that I write this heartfelt thanks and reflection to my Shinnyo-En family. When I was invited to attend the trip to Hawaii and the lantern floating ceremony, I almost didn’t come, as I was so busy with work and felt that it would be irresponsible to … Read More

My Parents, My Teachers

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As a child of immigrant parents, neither of whom graduated from high school, I have often wondered how it was possible that all six of their children graduated from college and earned advanced degrees from some of the best colleges in the country — Harvard, Brown, UC Berkeley, Cornell, Columbia, etc. It certainly wasn’t the public schools we attended. Most … Read More

Stedman Graham's Learning Story

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It is up to each of us to define ourselves, and that is a life’s work. Like so many others, I grew up unaware that there could be a process for becoming successful. Without any guidelines for designing a plan for myself, I was for a long time left without any real sense of direction. Then I met Bob Brown, … Read More