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Girl Scout Takes A Stand Against Stress

Even before the pandemic, Girl Scout Lucy Stimson knew there was a growing problem in her community. Stress was a huge part of her life—and many of the people in

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Date Seeds Unearthed From the Time of Jesus Are Revived, Adding Fruit to Jewish, Arab Unity

Seeds from the time of Jesus and the Maccabees are being renewed—and grown amid the fruits of Jewish-Arab unity. We all know the resurrection story from 2,000 years ago described

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5 Great Things We Should Never Forget About Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933-2020)

A Supreme Court hero, and all-round wise woman, Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday at the age of 87 surrounded by family at her home in Washington, D.C. She was

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Blind Teen Swims For Gold With a Guide Dog Helping Her Prepare for Tokyo Paralympic Games

Paralympian Anastasia Pagonis’ remarkable success story began when she lost her vision at age 14. Granted, it’s a tough age for any teen, but dealing with a life-changing disability made

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Toddler Gets His Own Real-Life Garbage Truck Parade From Local Trash Company And It’s The Best Birthday Ever

Ask little kids what they want to be when they grow up and chances are you’re in for some high-flying answers like astronaut, helicopter pilot, or maybe even paratrooper. Ask

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Fires Have Helped These Endangered Woodpeckers Make a Comeback, and It’s a Reminder of Nature’s Resiliency

It’s hard to imagine that the infernos burning in the Sierra Nevada and Cascade mountain ranges in California and Oregon would be good for anything—but for the native black-backed woodpecker

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Love in the Time of Corona: An American Traveler Survives Italian Lockdown, and Finds True Love

In November 2019, I saw my immediate future as I had known it for several years: after working for 10 months, stashing away some money, it was time to travel

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