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COLUMN: The bright side of disappointment


I was only five years old when I learned one of life’s greatest lessons. It’s absolutely far better to have loved and lost than to have never loved at all.

I was just a wee, small kindergartener when I worked up the nerve to ask one of my buddies to go ask a cute little girl that had caught my eye to be my girlfriend. You can only imagine the sheer joy that swept over me from across the room as my pal asked and I saw my beauty nod yes.