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She Didn't Know Why Her Teachers Were So Mean. Now, As An Adult, The Reason Makes Her Cry.

There are several really inspiring stories in here about the woman the world knows as Beyoncé's mom. From childhood scars (at 5:22) to economic security, entrepreneurship and working families (13:19) to bouncing back after a painful divorce (17:56), there are definitely some super-real life lessons that we all can benefit from (including how not to film a video when using a cell phone — be forewarned).I hate to get all meta, but the best story of all is that we even get to hear her story in the first place. She's more than someone's mom or someone's ex-wife. She's a strong, wise woman with something to say. And her being confident enough to finally say it is pretty great.

She Didn't Know Why Her Teachers Were So Mean. Now, As An Adult, The Reason Makes Her Cry.
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As people get older, social isolation and loneliness become serious problems. Many find themselves living alone for the first time after the death of a spouse. It's also difficult for older people to maintain friendships when people they've known for years become ill or pass away.

Census Bureau figures say that almost a quarter of men and nearly 46% of women over the age of 75 live alone.

But loneliness doesn't just affect those who reside by themselves. People can feel lonely when there is a discrepancy between their desired and actual relationships. To put it simply, when it comes to having a healthy social life, quality is just as important as quantity.

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