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Month: February 2008

The Lion and His Rescuer

The Lion and His Rescuer

This is an old link, but it’s well worth viewing! A woman rescued this lion and nursed it back to health. She then took it to the zoo so it could have a home. She went back to visit and the lion was overjoyed to see her. Just look at the welcome she got:http://www.telestereo.com/Archivos/video.html

Recycle Your Sneakers!

Recycle Your Sneakers!

Ever wonder what you could do with all those old tennis shoes? Nike is one step ahead of you (no pun intended!) They’ve got a program that recycles old tennis shoes. The shoes are ground up into what is appropriately named “Nike Fill”. The fill is used to make a variety of sports courts from tennis courts to playgrounds. This is a world wide program and Nike takes just about any brand. There are a few restrictions. So far, Nike…

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Needle Exchange Advocate Fights the Law

Needle Exchange Advocate Fights the Law

Bill Day believes that the most important thing he can do is provide clean needles for drug users in Texas. Since Texas has no needle exchange program, he’s stepped up to fill the void. Day has been arrested because of it. He now faces one year in jail. Day is 73. He is HIV+, too. He currently heads the Bexar Area Harm Reduction Coalition. The Coalition goes into the poor areas of San Antonio, Texas and hands out needles. This…

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Maria Shriver’s Moment

Maria Shriver’s Moment

Did you happen to see Maria Shriver’s endorsement of Presidential candidate, Barack Obama? I have seent it and it just kind of got to me. Not because she is supporting Obama, but because of the courage it took for her to stand up there and do what she felt she needed to do–especially after she said she would not endorse anyone just last week. She wasn’t even invited to the event. Nor did the organizer know she was coming. She…

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