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Shelby Doherty
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Shelby Doherty is a 24 year old working at National Grid as a Community Coordinator. She was born and raised in Rhode Island with her Mom and Dad, Michele and Brendan, and older brother, Matt. Shelby graduated from Roger Williams University in 2011 with a BA in Communications. After college, Shelby helped on her Dad’s Congressional Campaign which in the end turned out to be nationally recognized, despite losing the race. In Shelby’s spare time, she enjoys traveling, running, being by the ocean, and playing with her puppy, Cooper.

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About Love

(1) Comments | Posted June 5, 2014 | 6:55 PM

I was in a class once during my senior year in college, and the professor asked the class, "How long do you think people stay in love for?" We went around the classroom with an estimate and it was very disconcerting to me that nearly everyone put it in the...

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You Don't Have to Live by Your Label

(0) Comments | Posted May 5, 2014 | 6:38 PM

Labels are all around. The second you meet someone new you begin labeling them in your mind, even if you're not meaning to. We are asked to label ourselves at job interviews with the famous question "List three words that describe you;" we're labeled by the sports we play; the...

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Will It Matter in 5 Years?

(0) Comments | Posted August 15, 2013 | 12:20 PM

Today at work I walked by someone's desk and noticed they had the famous quote, "Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans," by John Lennon hanging up in their cubicle. I've seen this quote so many times but the meaning of it really struck me...

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Believe in Something

(1) Comments | Posted June 4, 2013 | 6:50 PM

I have a bracelet that I wear (almost) everyday. It is just a plain black bracelet and on it, it says "BELIEVE" in white letters. You'd be surprised how many times people ask me what my bracelet represents, "Believe in what?" My answer to that is always the same, "Believe...

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Free Yourself With Forgiveness

(1) Comments | Posted May 7, 2013 | 1:42 PM

I think one of the easiest ways to be happy is to understand forgiveness. We all make mistakes, everyone of us. But not everyone understands how important it is to truly forgive. Forgiveness is more of a feeling than an action. Most people think of forgiveness as more concrete than...

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Boston Strong

(0) Comments | Posted April 18, 2013 | 12:51 PM

I don't care how many times I am told otherwise, I still believe the world is a beautiful place. While I was scrolling through my iPhone reading about the horrific event that occurred at the Boston Marathon, one of my friends sitting across from me pointed at my iPhone case,...

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People Are the Only Thing That Matter

(0) Comments | Posted April 3, 2013 | 3:06 PM

Sometimes, I think our society doesn't value the importance of a person as much as we should. We go through life on such a fast track that we hardly ever stop to say hello to a stranger or catch up with our next-door neighbor. At work, you're rushing around and...

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Stuck in the 20-Something

(0) Comments | Posted March 20, 2013 | 7:53 PM

When you're a little kid, everything seems so simple. Everything is mapped out for you. Someone is always there to lend a helping hand, to watch over you. You go through elementary school, middle school, high school, and onto college with "due dates" -- there's a time set out for...

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