Jerri Sparks

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Jerri Sparks is a single mom (of three teens and one pre-teen) living in Western New York.  A former Congressional press secretary and a UCLA alum, Ms. Sparks now works in the BioPharma Research industry by day and is a freelance writer by night, advocating for the things she’s passionate about.  This may or may not involve Wonder Woman. Contact her at jerri@germmagazine.com.

“Where do you go when you die?”  I was driving my son down the road on Christmas evening a few years ago. He’d just...

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While surfing Huffington Post today, I came across this report and was stunned, because is said that: "Heather Hlavka, a sociologist at Marquette University, analyzed interviews...

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