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Who am I? by Ken Vantroba AKA CuddleMan

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Who am I?  by Ken Vantroba  AKA CuddleMan

My life drastically changed in December of 1988.  Why? At the age of 26, I suffered a severe and debilitating stroke that immediately left me unable to move, breath or eat.  I was also unable to ever work again.  That left me totally dependent upon state and federal assistance.  I don’t like that to this day! My family wasn’t prepared!  I wasn’t prepared!  We had to adjust on the fly, so to speak.  Needless to say, life became very difficult.  Since my stroke happened in 1988 there wasn’t much the medical community could do for me, so my life was...

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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and the Accidental Entrepreneur

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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and the Accidental Entrepreneur

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and the Accidental Entrepreneur   It’s a well known fact that when a person has some sort of brain injury their thinking ability will fail them first.  When I began to recover from my stroke I always worried that another attack would happen to me.  To put my mind at ease I would periodically create tests or challenges to keep my mind busy. Funny thing - coming up with the tests was a great challenge all on its’ own.  After 26 years of regular mind testing and challenges one day I came up with a real...

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Did you ever have a great idea or invention you wanted to share with others?

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Did you ever have a great idea or invention you wanted to share with others?

So what happened?  Did you put your idea on the back burner or did you make it into a business? Before I tell you what I did, let me give you a little background.  On December 11th 1988, I suffered a severe stroke which left me totally physically disabled.  In other words, I can’t walk, I can’t speak well, I only have the use of my right arm, I rely on others to care for me daily, and I haven’t been able to work for the last 29 years. BUT on the other hand, I have two college degrees –...

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No “Respect” for the Spoon

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No “Respect” for the Spoon

The history of the spoon is long and interesting. Did you know?  Nobody knows when the first spoon was used but archeological findings show that the spoon can be traced back to 1000 BC. Did you know? In the 13th century, as part of King Edward I wardrobe, he wore a spoon to show his power & wealth. Did you know? There are over 50 variations of the spoon because it’s the most perfect eating tool for liquid and semi-liquid foods. The average person uses a spoon 3-4 times a day. Did you know?  If you Google the word Spoon,...

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Dairy queen or Baskin Robbins? EXPERIENCE the Power!

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Dairy queen or Baskin Robbins? EXPERIENCE the Power!

YouTube Videos: https://youtu.be/VW7G79-XXVc I would Love to share my CUDDLES with @DairyQueen or @BaskinRobbins. My CUDDLES are the most Caring Gift a person can give or receive, and there two Ice Cream companies that are Special to me, I love them both. I have warm Memories of taking an evening walk to either one of them. Here is the thing, One was to the Right of my home and the other was to my Left, they were about the same distance from my home. I don't know which company I should give Exclusive Rights to - #DairyQueen or #BaskinRobbins, So...

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