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Let It Go! Let It Go!

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I remember hearing this song for the first time. I had not seen the Disney movie, Frozen, at that point. I had only heardthat characters named Olaf, Sven, Elsa, Anna, and Kristoff had mesmerized a lot of the local college guys. They were known to see the movie again and again and had learned all of the songs. I admit I dismissed the whole thing as to too much time on their hands and not enough time with their noses in their books.Eventually, curiosity got the best of me. I admit to hoping on YouTube more than a time or two to listen to several of the songs from the movie.  What do a hit pop song, a bunch of made up characters, and a story adapted from Hans Christian Andersen’s The Ice Princess have to do with real life and recovery? Well, from my perspective, here are some things that struck a chord with me. I never know when, where or how a life lesson may appear. Let’s start with denial.No, it’s not just a river in Egypt. (Poor attempt at humor, I know.) Denial holds us back from embr…