Inspiring More Minds

    Being kind is not the same as being nice; you don’t always have to be nice, but you should always try to be kind.   Be brave. Try things that scare you.   Speak up for yourself and your friends.   Speak up to your friends when they’re causing you pain.   If you try and fail, cry about it, then figure it out and move forward.   Love people fearlessly, even after you’ve been hurt.   Be earnest.   Be present.   Give yourself room to grow.   Forgive yourself when things go wrong.   Remember that tomorrow is a second chance.    Be yourself.   Be as much of yourself as you want to be, all the time.   Be loud, be intense, be ambitious, be defensive, be sad, be angry, be unapologetic about anything you are that isn’t hurting other people — and when other people tell you that you’re hurting them, apologize and be better. --
by Amy Poehlery
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Paradise Vaughn
Our Mission
This site is dedicated to assisting, encouraging, and inspiring individuals afflicted with
Sickle Cell Disease.
Sickle Cell Disease is an inherited blood disorder that causes episodes of excruciating pain which affects the individual in both short and long term ways.






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"Life is what you make it, so why not make it GREAT?

Inspiring More Minds, Inc. is pleased to announce that our current 2017 Paradise Scholarship entry period due date has been extended to Monday, July 10, 2017.  The selected scholarship recipients will be announced on  Friday, July 21, 2017.  Thank you to all of the students who have submitted their scholarship applications already.  Thank you for your patience.   

As always we would like to extend our GRATITUDE & APPRECIATION to each of our supporters.  You are the reason we can help to improve the lives of individuals living with Sickle Cell Disease.  Thank you to our supporters, our funders, our volunteers, our advisors, our Twitter & FB followers, and the individuals with Sickle Cell Disease and their families who we have the pleasure to assist. 

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Have a Healthy, Happy, Fulfilling & Inspiring Summer.  





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"THE PAIN WON'T STOP ME"