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THE REMARKABLE JOHN ORFINO

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John Orfino or as his grandson Espen knows him, Geed, is a remarkable man. We got caught up in room 9Y20 at the General Hospital in Edmonton this week where Cafe Mochas from MacDonalds were our beverage of choice. John has ALS. John and ALS Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a neurodegeneration and is rapidly progressive. Classic symptoms of ALS consist of progressive painless muscle weakness and wasting. That’s the clinical definition of a disease that is a devouring beast. Some families call it “a hell on earth.” Two out of a hundred thousand people are affected by ALS. When John told me in 2015 that he was diagnosed with ALS he kidded about being one of the “lucky ones.”…

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Peyton Manning on Leadership

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Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was chosen by his National Football League (NFL) peers to receive one of the sport’s most meaningful honors, The Bart Starr Award, given annually to a player who exemplifies character and leadership on and off the field. Since the day he was selected as the No. 1 pick in the 1998 NFL Draft, Manning has demonstrated admirable resolve to invest in every community he and his wife, Ashley, have lived in. The PeyBack Foundation has provided more than $10 million of impact to at risk youth in Colorado, Indiana, Louisiana and Tennessee through its grants and programs since its inception in 1999. 30 LEADERSHIP QUOTES FROM PEYTON MANNING 1. You better be prepared to be…

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