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MEMORY BOX: Write a different kind of love letter to spread kindness and sincerity

MEMORY BOX: Write a different kind of love letter to spread kindness and sincerity

As a female, I find that I have not-so-subtly fallen into many patterns that are deemed “girlish” and sometimes completely...
December 8, 2012 × 2 comments

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A FULL CUP OF CARE: To care for others we must care for ourselves first

A FULL CUP OF CARE: To care for others we must care for ourselves first

I have a confession to make: I want to change the world. I’m a shameless idealist, and in my best moments I overflow with an...
July 29, 2012 × 2 comments

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HOMELESSNESS: An activist’s personal story about why everyone matters

HOMELESSNESS: An activist’s personal story about why everyone matters

My brother Larry would have been 57 today. In the winter of 2001 he died on the streets. He had spent most of his life on the road—picking...
May 29, 2012 × 2 comments

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THE ORPHAN INDUSTRY: How to avoid corruption and sponsor an orphan effectively

THE ORPHAN INDUSTRY: How to avoid corruption and sponsor an orphan effectively

Caring for children as a way to make money is a profession as old as prostitution. The hands that grab the cash are usually not the...
March 27, 2012 × 24 comments

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KONY2012: Be aware of the message

KONY2012: Be aware of the message

As a white woman from Africa the KONY2012 social media campaign that hit the Internet on March 5th—besides creating a worldwide...
March 15, 2012 × Comments are Disabled

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RETHINKING CHILD LABOUR: Abolishing child labour leads to slavery

RETHINKING CHILD LABOUR: Abolishing child labour leads to slavery

“The belief that one’s own view of reality is the only reality is the most dangerous of all delusions” — Paul Watzlawick Every...
February 7, 2012 × 14 comments

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“SUPER” PANDEMIC: The virus that spreads fear and harvests control

“SUPER” PANDEMIC: The virus that spreads fear and harvests control

A newspaper headline screams “DOCTORS MISS NEW SUPER VIRUS”, and I am not sure whether to laugh, snort, choke or scream myself....
January 18, 2012 × Comments are Disabled

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