All kinds of inspiration

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The January 6 prompton Bloganuary is about who inspires you.

This is an impossible question. I am inspired by people every day. “Inspire” is a rather over-used word though, isn’t it? I like the word “ignite” – light a spark, or perhaps, sow a seed. And there are different levels of inspiration.

Whichever way you like to look at it, though, there are all kinds of people who inspire me daily.

Young people (especially those in their 20s and 30s) who are doing their best to navigate these difficult times. Among these are: climate change activists like Vanessa Nakate, Greta Thunberg, and many others worldwide – including in Jamaica; volunteers in many different areas of society in Jamaica, including in the environment, youth empowerment, peace-building initiatives; entrepreneurs who have had the guts and imagination to establish business ventures in uncertain times and to go out on…

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