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Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Are You Missing the Big Picture?

By Susan Campbell Cross
Lifestyle Editor, Shape Magazine
Autism Advocate

A few years back, I did a community theater musical for charity. As I was putting on my makeup, I began to fixate on a zit that had decided to make its own debut performance. Then one of my cast mates, older and wiser than I, grabbed me by the arm and pulled me five paces back. “Nobody else is even going to notice it,” she told me.


And she was right. In fact, from that distance, I could barely see it myself. What I did see was a confident woman in costume and ready to go on stage. And so I did.

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