Life Lessons: The Only Thing That Endures Is a Smile, a Hug, and Kindness

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Life Lessons: The Only Thing That Endures Is a Smile, a Hug, and Kindness

The things that fill our special memories are shared laughter, shared food, and the shared company of those we love.