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

Every Sunrise and Sunset is a Gift

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For three years now, my family has taken our neighbor, a 95-year-old World War II veteran, to church with us, fostering a deep and cherished friendship. Time and again, I have been blown away by his fearless spirit. Despite the health issues and challenges that come with growing older, I have never once seen him … Read moreEvery Sunrise and Sunset is a Gift

An Environmentally Friendly Theme Park

The earth is dying. Every day we as humans harm the earth by burning fossil fuels, polluting waterways, littering, and taking no action to help solve those problems. Thankfully, mother nature has presented us an easy solution for many of those problems: trees. Trees operate in such a way that they actually remove pollutants from … Read moreAn Environmentally Friendly Theme Park

Close the Technology Gap for Seniors

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I began playing piano at senior centers in San Jose with other children when I was nine. When I started high school, I took a leap of faith and began performing solo piano concerts at the Reutlinger Community for Jewish Living. Each visit consists of two hour-long recitals in the assisted-living and skilled-nursing centers. With … Read moreClose the Technology Gap for Seniors

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

All Types of Animals are at Risk

Whether they are swimming in the Atlantic Ocean, playing in our backyard, or roaming in the African safaris all types of animals run risks. Every single ocean in the world has plastic discarded. Who are the victims? Sea animals are. In all 50 states in the U.S, organized animal fights are a felony that continues … Read moreAll Types of Animals are at Risk

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

The First Step Towards Reforesting the World is Sympathy

The Amazon, the Atlantic Forest, the Congo Basin, Eastern Australia, and Sumatra are just a few examples of forested areas that are home to some of the world’s best biodiversity hot spots. But according to the World Wildlife Foundation, these are just five regions out of eleven that are at significant risk for “catastrophic deforestation … Read moreThe First Step Towards Reforesting the World is Sympathy