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A Small Light Shines in me

I was only 6 years old when I remember hearing those words only from my father, not from any one else around me, not at school, not on the street, not even on television. I was just a 6-year-old girl and in my mind there were already screams that felt…...

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Work is Not Done Only Behind a Desk

It was a normal day; the family went about their daily activities including school, work, housework, shopping and more. That day, Enrique*, 41, returned home earlier than expected. His face conveyed immense concern because hours earlier at his office, he was fired....

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Happy PRIDE month!!

This month, we celebrate the LGBTIQ+ community. The Stonewall Uprising, that began in 1969, is known as a “tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement” and thus is commerated every year in June. Worldwide, you’ll see masses of people decked out in rainbow colors honoring their own identities and those…...

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GET UP!!

Get up and make this your best moment! Things are often not easy, but they are the things that must happen again and again to become consistent, to find your greatness.  No matter what others think of you, it matters what you believe in your heart about yourself and your…...

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International day of No Racial Discrimination

“No one is born hating another person because of the color of their skin. People learn to hate. We can also be taught to love. Love comes more naturally to the human heart than the opposite.” Nelson Mandela, human rights defender....

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Peace is more than an absence of conflict

According to the Oxford dictionary, peace is a situation or state in which there is no war or struggle between two or more opposing parties. But peace goes much further, peace is respecting each other, accepting, and appreciating differences, fighting for injustices, supporting people who need it most. Peace is…...

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