BY REBECCA PALMER
SYRACUSE — Gloria is absolutely inspiring to her five children, who she had to raise on her own after she unexpectedly lost her spouse, said daughter Lisa Olson.
“She has triumphantly succeeded in the balancing act of working and parenting full time,” Lisa said. “She always has a smile and a humble attitude even with all of the challenges she has endured.”
Among her many accomplishments, Gloria has convinced her children never to underestimate what they are capable of and to always strive to be better people.
“They say that you never know how strong you are until strong is the only choice you have,” Lisa said. “She is living proof of that.”
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