Helping Homeless Children

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Children deal with tremendous problems on a daily basis. These problems, which can consist of many different things, go unrecognized a majority of the time. A problem children deal with that I want to address is homelessness. Children experience this problem to a great extent. I live in a smaller town, so I do not … Read moreHelping Homeless Children

A Little Act of Service Makes an Elder’s Day

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Right now, in theaters everywhere, senior tickets are at least 2 dollars cheaper. This is true in almost every ticket buying event. Senior citizens are well taken care of. Everyone tries to help them out as much as possible. However, it is not always easy to know what they need. Even in my family, my … Read moreA Little Act of Service Makes an Elder’s Day

Urban Forests Planted with the Future in Mind

Ever since I was little, I have had a fascination with trees. I spent most of my childhood in Oregon, in a home dwarfed by the six Giant Sequoias growing in the backyard. In front of those sequoias, there were three English walnuts, a Katsura tree, and an assortment of Rhododendrons and Japanese Maples. I … Read moreUrban Forests Planted with the Future in Mind

People with Disabilities Have a Superpower Most Do Not Want: Invisibility

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The unspoken stigma of people with disabilities is a significant challenge that our society faces today. We are taught from a young age to not stare at someone who is “different”. We try so hard to overlook their disabilities that we overlook them entirely. From having feeding tubes to wheelchairs to less noticeable disabilities, we … Read morePeople with Disabilities Have a Superpower Most Do Not Want: Invisibility

Once Big Dreaming Children

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What do you want to be when you grow up? This question is asked to most children their first years of schooling. The most common answers are they want to be doctors, nurses, teachers, or astronauts. In the next decade, however, those big jobs they dreamt of having change and sometimes it’s not for good … Read moreOnce Big Dreaming Children

Making the Grass Greener for Children

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My 11-year old self set foot in Bangladesh with no expectations nor ideas of what the land would look like, what the air would smell like, what a taxi would look like, or even how the people commonly dressed. Learning about the country from stories of my mother’s childhood, movies, and television shows made me … Read moreMaking the Grass Greener for Children

Creating a Better Community for Children

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For the past 10 years I have created change for the better for the children in my community. From a young age, I found that I had a huge heart for serving others. This realization came to me one Sunday morning at my church when I was eight years old. My pastor was talking about … Read moreCreating a Better Community for Children

Make Our Society a Better Place for Children

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To make our society a better place for children, I believe having a good leader to show them how to be the best they can be. A good leader’s characteristics include accountability for their attitude, effort and behavior. I don’t think a good leader is born a good leader; it is definitely a learned behavior. … Read moreMake Our Society a Better Place for Children

A Key to Healing Faster

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The journey to healing is a process, no matter if it is physical, spiritual, mental, or emotional. As humans, we often want that process to go by faster. Many of us do more harm to ourselves than good.  When a trauma happens, we want to get back to living life, the way we use to, … Read moreA Key to Healing Faster

The Secret To Putting Caring Into Action On A Local Level

You’ve probably heard the phrase “all politics is local.” The “local” refers to making sure national representatives are still taking care of the needs of the folks back home in their districts.  The same principal applies to putting caring into action on a local level.  Our local communities and neighborhoods can be the North Star … Read moreThe Secret To Putting Caring Into Action On A Local Level