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We Are Advocates

vb 1.  to support or recommend publicly; plead for or speak in favor of n 2.  a person who upholds or defends a cause; supporter 3.  a person who intercedes on behalf of another Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged  © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003 News flash... We are advocates. I know this may come as a shock, but it is true. There is no way around it.  You and I are connected to and dependent upon others. Take a moment to consider the numerous people with whom you interact each and every day. It may come as a surprise just how interconnected our lives are with the lives of others.  Many of these people are "invisible" to us  - the tech support on the other end of the customer service call, the webmaster of a favorite web site, the police officer who has dedicated their life to protect and serve, the sanitation worker who keeps neighborhoods clean, the teacher who is committed to educating the children of the