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July 2005 – Page 2 – In Search of the Human Spirit

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The Cowboy Rapper

The Cowboy Rapper

There’s a new kid in town and he’s trying to shake up country music. Troy Coleman is venturing where no rapper or country music star has ventured before. He’s blending rap and country music to come up with a brand new style. It may be strange to hear rap music with fiddle and banjo. Or, to hear country music leaning towards rap. Coleman’s musical influences are many– from country to rock to rap, ranging from Kiss to Kenny Rogers to…

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Massouda: Presidential Candidate of Afghanistan

Massouda: Presidential Candidate of Afghanistan

In a place where good stories seem difficult to find, we find this bright light. In 2004, a woman named Massouda Jalal ran for President of Afghanistan. Though she had little chance of winning, her candidancy brings hope to other women still living under Taliban like conditions in post-Taliban Afghanistan. Born in Gul Bahar on 5 Jan 1962, Massouda was one of seven children. She completed her high school education and then went on to Kabul University, earning degrees in…

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The Drum Corp Outside My Door

The Drum Corp Outside My Door

The other day while working at my computer, sounds of a marching band wafted through my window. I got up to see where this phenomena was coming from. I live in a small city and marching bands don’t pass through here…period! Across the street, there was a line of folks marching along. At the front of the line was a couple of drummers from a local university. The people were of many ages. They carried signs that said Honesty, Peace,…

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High School Valedictorians Share the Fame

High School Valedictorians Share the Fame

For most schools, competition for the smartest kid can be tough. Often when a couple qualify for valedictorian, the choice is made by comparing SAT scores or some other tie breaking criteria. At San Lorenzo High School, the class of 2006 has six students who qualified. And, they decided to do something rare in today’s competitive world…they shared the honor. The group of six have known each other since middle school. Their academic achievements drew them together and they became…

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Why This Blog?

Why This Blog?

A few months ago, the daily news was really getting on my nerves. The newspaper and nightly news were filled with these stories…everything from the war in Iraq to local murders to politicians lies. It had been raining for weeks which added to the dreariness. One day, I got tired of it all. I decided to challenge myself. My goal was to find at least one positive story in the news each day. They had to be there! When I…

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