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Resolve to build pride in community

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January 15, 2014
Gerald Schnepf - Executive director, Keep Iowa Beautiful , The Daily Freeman Journal

The feeling of pride occurs when we look at something, someone or an event reflecting on it with a great sense of personal satisfaction and comfort. It is something that you feel good about and appreciate. For a youngster it can be the satisfaction of planting a flower or a tree and for an adult it can be that feeling that occurs when a yard is cleaned up or when you have finished painting a home or a building. Pride is a strong emotion that guides our attitude. We are either positive if there is a sense of pride or negative if there isn't a sense of pride but one of displeasure.



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