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dorian.wanzer Dorian Wanzer

http://dorianwanzer.com

Dorian is a service-oriented millennial who is passionate about community engagement, health equity, writing and social justice. She lives and works in Washington, D.C. In addition to her nine-to-five, Dorian is an active program volunteer for the National Museum of African American History & Culture, a blogger and a Career Contessa Mentor.


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Do Black Men Care About Their Health?

As a kid, sometimes you feign being sick, but what’s worse is when you are actually sick or something doesn’t feel right and someone thinks you’re faking it. You almost have to prove your symptoms to your parents and teachers to get the help you need.What happened to that childhood honesty? Once you become an adult, it seems like there are two ways to handle...

Where I Am Two Months After Losing The Love Of My Life

A friend said to me, “When everything dies down, it will be different. I promise it gets better."I interpreted “everything” as the funeral, the calls, the cards, the outcry or the offers of service. Two months after his death, I realize “everything” was in reference to my feelings of grief once the adrenaline rush diminished. I didn't believe it...

Grieving a loved one during the holiday season and beyond

I was absent from church for the entire month of December, excluding the day of his memorial. I returned last Sunday. I was avoiding it because I couldn't face the reality of going solo. If the sermon relates to something we recently discussed, who's going to squeeze my hand? Perhaps some circumstances never change because I was an hour and ten minutes late. I am used to...

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