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In hearing news about the achievements of family members in their respective fields, I’ve instinctively decided to reflect on my prosperity. There’s strength in knowing who you are as a person and where you will make it, only when you follow the plan you set in place.

From the age of 2 with sneaking upstairs to tickle the keys and laugh on my babysitters piano in Mount Vernon, to writing my first song called “Hurtin’ Years” when I was…