Inspiration Category

Aroostook County: A Really Special Place

As I sit here typing this blog post, I am filled with emotion. Yesterday (Friday 3/20/15) was my last day at WAGM-TV. The video above, was created by my good friend and commercial production talent Jessica Bradley. This video aired before my on-air goodbye, and I had absolutely NO IDEA about it. It was put […]

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Top 10 of 2014

At the end of each year, I think it’s good to look back and reflect on it. I always think about what I accomplished, what new things I experienced, and what my best moments were. I am a planner. I think it’s important to set goals on a monthly/weekly basis, and at the beginning of […]

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Aroostook Autism Christmas Celebration

(Left to right: Aroostook Autism Support group founders Maeghan Swanson, Lisa Brewer, and myself!) On Saturday (12/13) the Aroostook Autism Support group hosted it’s first ever annual Aroostook Autism Christmas celebration. It was at the Nordic Heritage Center from 1-4 pm. It was an event like no other in Aroostook County for families and children […]

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Field of a Thousand Sunflowers

Aroostook County Maine is the home to bountiful crops, beautiful sunsets, and gorgeous landscapes like this. This sunflower field is at Clover Leaf farms on Route 1 in Presque Isle (the road on the way to Caribou). I drove by it one day last week on the way to a story, and was instantly enamored […]

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Autism Series Part 5: Aroostook Autism Support Group

PART 5 ON SET from Angela Christoforos on Vimeo. Through my Autism awareness series I’ve talked to doctors and local families affected by autism, and in the process I’ve learned some of the widespread struggles that families face in Aroostook County. To wrap up my Autism awareness series, part 5 hones in on available resources […]

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Autism awareness events in Aroostook County

Throughout the entire month, the Aroostook Autism Support group has hosted a series of events such a sensory screening of “Happy Feet” and a day of painting for autistic children at Wintergreen Arts Center for autism awareness. This weekend in particular was an autism awareness fun-filled weekend starting with a Zumba Glow fundraiser Friday night, […]

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Autism Challenge Award

I am so honored to have be given an Autism Challenge Award by the Aroostook Autism Support Group at the Autism Challenge Dinner and Auction. My whole month long series on Autism Awareness would not have been possible without the wonderful women behind the Aroostook Autism Support group (Maeghan Swanson and Lisa Brewer). I am […]

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Autism Series Part 4: Deborah Lipsky

PART 4 ON SET from Angela Christoforos on Vimeo. Autism is often associated with children, but autism is actually a life long diagnosis that stays with you through adulthood. Part 4 of my Autism awareness series is on a 52-year old woman with a lengthy list of accomplishments and an autism diagnosis. You can watch […]

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Autism Series Part 3: Ava and Mia

PART 3 Autism Series ON SET from Angela Christoforos on Vimeo. Part 3 of my Autism Awareness series is on a family that has the added challenge of not just having one child with autism, but 2. You can watch it above and you can also catch it on WAGM’s website with the script at […]

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Autism Awareness Series Part 2: Garrett

For part 2 of my Autism Awareness series, I shadowed an adorable 5-year-old boy at school and got a firsthand look at what a day at school for him is like. ON SET PART 2 from Angela Christoforos on Vimeo.

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