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Second Chance Living™

“What will you do with your second chance today?” is the question Mercedes poses to general audiences in this transformational program. Her gripping story moves participants to put their lives in perspective and carefully consider how the choices they make profoundly affect their future.
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Get It Right Today, Not Tomorrow

Do your employees and leaders too often operate in Survival Mode, putting out fires and putting off until tomorrow what should be done today? This program powerfully dispels the notion that there will always be a tomorrow in which we can finish today’s unfinished business and moves individuals to work and live with intentionality.
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Can too much experience be a bad thing? Absolutely…if it leads to complacency. The highly experienced pilots of Flight 965 were lulled into a false sense of security that led to the deaths of 160 people. Mercedes’ one-of-a-kind safety presentation uses the factual account of the crash of Flight 965 as an anchor to drive home the dangers of complacency and the importance of situational awareness.
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12 months ago
Mercedes Ramirez Johnson

BIG thanks to Senator John Cornyn & his aid Lilly for celebrating #RareDiseaseDay with us & hearing our asks regarding #BENEFITAct (S373), reauthorizing the #NewbornScreeningSavesLives Act (S350), & championing #appropriations language 4 #NIH funding 4 MPS/ML.

As parents of medically fragile children we often feel helpless in not knowing how to best help our children -- but sharing our stories with lawmakers and advocating for much needed legislation helps us feel like we actually making a difference not just for our own families, but all the families that will come after us that are thrown into the world of the rare disease community.Thank you to the National MPS Society for giving us this platform!
#cure #support and #advocatelikeamother
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BIG thanks to Senator John Cornyn & his aid Lilly for celebrating #RareDiseaseDay  with us & hearing our asks regarding  #BENEFITAct (S373), reauthorizing the  #NewbornScreeningSavesLives Act (S350), & championing #appropriations language 4 #NIH funding 4 MPS/ML.  
 
As parents of medically fragile children we often feel helpless in not knowing how to best help our children -- but sharing our stories with lawmakers and advocating for much needed legislation helps us feel like we actually making a difference not just for our own families, but all the families that will come after us that are thrown into the world of the rare disease community.Thank you to the National MPS Society  for giving us this platform! 
#cure #support and #advocatelikeamother

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Thanks for all you do!

Bless all of you as you continue the fight.

Yeah! 😍

12 months ago
Mercedes Ramirez Johnson

Today as we celebrate #RareDiseaseDay, fellow MPS & ML advocates enjoyed virtual Capitol Hill visits with our legislators.

We shared our personal journeys in the rare disease world, and asked for support for our legislative goals that would impact NOT just the rare disease community but ALL people looking for greater transparency and accountability in using patient data/experience with #BENEFITAct (#HR4472 and #S373), the huge impact of reauthorizing the #NewbornScreeningSavesLives Act (#S350 formerly #HR482) and including #AppropriationsBill language for MPS/ML to receive vital #NIH funding and resources.
Thank you Representative Michael Burgess and Alexa for your time and for championing our concerns that we are so passionate about!
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Today as we celebrate #RareDiseaseDay, fellow MPS & ML advocates enjoyed virtual Capitol Hill visits with our legislators. 

We shared our personal journeys in the rare disease world, and asked for support for our legislative goals that would impact NOT just the rare disease community but ALL people looking for greater transparency and accountability in using patient data/experience with #BENEFITAct (#HR4472 and #S373), the huge impact of reauthorizing the #NewbornScreeningSavesLives Act (#S350 formerly #HR482) and including #AppropriationsBill language for MPS/ML to receive vital #NIH funding and resources. 
Thank you Representative Michael Burgess and Alexa for your time and for championing our concerns that we are so passionate about!

Happy New Year ! 🎉

I hope 2023 brings you all kinds of goodness.
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Happy New Year !  🎉 

I hope 2023 brings you all kinds of goodness.

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Happy Happy New 🎊🎆🎈🍾🥂❤️

Happy New Year Mercedes !!!

Perfectly said!

Just because someone's smiling, doesn't mean they aren't hurting.

Just because someone doesn't complain, doesn't mean they aren't struggling.

During the holidays, not everyone feels loved nor seen.

Let's create a wave kindness & empathy for all. Be a gift of goodness.
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Just because someones smiling, doesnt mean they arent hurting.  

Just because someone doesnt complain, doesnt mean they arent struggling. 

During the holidays, not everyone feels loved nor seen.   

Lets create a wave kindness & empathy for all. Be a gift of goodness.

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Well said

Enjoy the Holidays Mercedes! ✌🏼

Thank you to my clients, friends and family members who have/are currently serving our nation. Your service, your commitment and your sacrifices are valued in my heart!

#VeteransDayThank you to our veterans. 🙏❤️🇺🇸
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Thank you to my clients, friends and family members who have/are currently serving our nation.  Your service, your commitment and your sacrifices are valued in my heart! 

#VeteransDay

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