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Month: March 2009

Home Cooked Meals for the Homeless

Home Cooked Meals for the Homeless

If you are homeless in Jackson Heights, New York, you probably know the local bus driver who delivers home cooked meals.  His name is Jorge Munoz and he’s been doing it since 2004. Munoz is an immigrant from Columbia.  He came to American in the 1980s to meet up with his Mother.  He has since become a citizen. In 2004, Munoz stared the An Angel in Queens program.  His goal was to pick up meals that business throw away and…

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Inmates Assist Family Historians

Inmates Assist Family Historians

There is a little unknown project going on at Utah State Prison. The medium security facility houses those convicted on drug charges, theft, and so forth.   These inmates with nothing but time on their hands are being introduced to genealogy.  It’s producing some amazing results. The LDS Church, known for their genealogy practices, have a program going at the Utah State Prison where they hope to turn inmates on to the obsession known as genealogy.  They’ve set up family…

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Parents Give Lesson in Sportsmanship

Parents Give Lesson in Sportsmanship

So many times you hear of parents getting involved in their children’s sport teams for the worse.  Then you hear about kids who behave badly out on the field or after a game.  These people from Danville, California, know the meaning of true sportsmanship. Two high school basketball teams made it to the NorCal Division I Championship game.  One team, Monte Vista, comes from a well to do school district.  The other, McClymond’s, comes from a cash strapped barely have…

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