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Darlene Gonzalez

“Adeline was first my boss but she also became my mentor and my friend. Her compassion for life and positive outlook allowed me to look for the silver lining in all of life’s tragedies. She showed me what resiliency looks like. I will never forget all of the little life lessons she verbalized to me and showed me in the way she treats people she meets. I don’t even remember what I was complaining about when I was with Adeline one day and she told me to not “let these things ruin your life.” Her love for people inspired me to step outside of my comfort zone (and it was sometimes forced haha) to experience and learn from things I would not have otherwise. Her happiness and generosity provokes humility and graciousness in my own life.”