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365 Days of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving isn’t meant to be celebrated just once a year. Couples, families and teams that regularly and naturally share appreciations with each other are happier, stronger, and better able to make the most of life’s challenges and opportunities.

Rob Lytle, Jack Tatum: Life Lived in Seconds

Rob Lytle and Jack Tatum’s mid-air collision in the third quarter of the 1978 AFC Championship led to new rules and technology for NFL referees. Lytle died from a heart attack Saturday in Ohio, four months after Tatum died from the same cause in California. Many of the most memorable moments of both men’s lives were played out in seconds, offering lessons for life on and off the field.

I Am ME: Chuck and Ellen Purcell, Northern Virginia

“I Am ME” profiles individuals and couples who are touching the lives of families and children in communities throughout the nation through Marriage Education. This week, Fatherhood Channel features Ellen Purcell of Northern Virginia, where she and her husband, Chuck, a retired Air Force pilot, have taught PAIRS classes together for 14 years.

Foundation of Success for Children with Autism

Claire and Dan Marino have helped thousands of children with autism and other special needs have the greatest opportunity to fulfill their potential through the MCH Dan Marino Center in Weston, Florida. Beyond comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services, helping parents of children with special needs strengthen their relationship with each other is vital to success.

Marriage Unites Freshmen in 112th Congress

More than 90 percent of the freshman members of the 112th Congress are married. While spouses help many candidates succeed, the newly elected representatives will face new challenges sustaining strong marriages. Skills such as the Daily Temperature Reading help many couples navigate long-distance relationships and the challenges of demanding careers.