Thursday, December 29, 2011


Thank you for your support of NOSSA - National Organization Of Short Statured Adults in 2011. We wish you and your family a very safe and happy new year and hope that you will continue to join us in our efforts to advocate on behalf of short statured people in 2012 and beyond...

We are very happy to report that a new documentary about NOSSA will be released in 2012. Keep visiting our website for the latest news about the film.

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Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Miss Universe Malaysia to remove height requirement

NOSSA President Christopher Hamre requests for height requirement to be removed and is successful @ Chris Hamre Blog

Friday, December 16, 2011


Are critics all bad? No, critics often provide valuable feedback and inspiration. Some critics will provide valuable suggestions that you can use to make improvements. Others will help you gauge whether or not your activities are making an impact. Even hate inspired criticism can prove useful in that it can inspire and motivate you to continue your work when you might otherwise feel ambivalent or lack motivation.

That is why I would rather deal with a vocal critic than a silent friend. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” The real enemy is apathetic, indifferent, and doesn’t give you much thought. While the people in your life who can potentially provide you with the most benefit are those who are interested in you, care about you, and are thinking of you. Even if that interest is critical in nature. Surprisingly, the person who hates you can inadvertently do more to help you than your silent friend. But that will depend on you and your perspective.

If only my critics knew how close I had come to giving up, but for their words, I was inspired to continue!

So the next time someone criticizes you and what you are doing….thank them!


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