Fall Caring Scholarship

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Unified Caring Association’s Fall Caring Scholarship Contest is in full swing as of October 1st.  High School Juniors and Seniors from all over the country have been invited to write a 500 or more word essay about their caring actions and ideas to make change for the better in one of four categories – Children, … Read moreFall Caring Scholarship

I Want to Become More Humble

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C.S. Lewis once said, “Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less.” This quote by Lewis conveys the importance of being humble. Knowing how important being a humble person is, I realize the human capacity I most want to nurture in myself is humility. To me, humility is a powerful characteristic … Read moreI Want to Become More Humble

Education System is Limiting the Potential of Our Children

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“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today”. – Malcolm X. This is the pinnacle of education. Education is the enlightenment, the ability to think. Education is the ultimate form of power, the intelligence that is acquired through the pure form; it is the greatest achievement … Read moreEducation System is Limiting the Potential of Our Children

Caring for Children One X-Ray at a Time

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Growing up in a financially struggling community, I have always wanted to help others. At a young age, I knew I had always wanted a career in the medical field because of wanting to help others. A fairly recent experience has truly shown me what it means to care for children. I have viewed first-hand … Read moreCaring for Children One X-Ray at a Time

Change the World By Starting Small

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I have always thought about how I can change the world by starting small. I want to impact the world positively through the minds of our future, children. I have been performing and acting since the age of 2. I have grown to love it so much that I am continuing it in college and … Read moreChange the World By Starting Small

Listen and Learn and Understand What Everyone Else Has to Say

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Working with children has always been something that I found crazy, partially because I liked it so much and partially because how could I possibly? The first time a group of kids were plopped in front of me was at Girl Scout camp, when I was a volunteer counselor. It was, well, insane. The girls … Read moreListen and Learn and Understand What Everyone Else Has to Say

Loving My Beautiful Friends with Special Needs

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I’ve been scratched, bitten, spit on, screamed at, and peed on by several kids with special needs. They are still my favorite people on earth. Growing up, there were many times I felt embarrassed of my younger brother with autism, who drooled all over his shirts and sang too loudly in public places. As I … Read moreLoving My Beautiful Friends with Special Needs

Passion to Serve

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What can I do? As soon as I put the book down, I knew I had to do something. Kisses from Katie, a book describing one college freshman journey of moving to Uganda and starting a nonprofit, captivated my attention from the time I picked it up to the time I finished it. My sheltered … Read morePassion to Serve

Libraries Represent an Open Community

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There are three doors that slide open with jerks, like zippers on thrift store jackets, revealing book displays and yellow circulation pencils. Since elementary school, I’ve entered the doors to my local city’s public library countless times. Growing up, I never saw my parents reading. As first-generation immigrants, they said they didn’t have time. But … Read moreLibraries Represent an Open Community

Eliminating the Gap Between Hearing and Deaf Community

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It was 2003 when I was finally placed in a stable home. My biological mother was young, unable to care for a child, and spent her life in and out of prison struggling with addiction, so it wasn’t unusual for me to be tossed from one person to another before I met my forever mom. … Read moreEliminating the Gap Between Hearing and Deaf Community