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Month: October 2009

11 Year Old Wants to Get Rid of the “N” Word

11 Year Old Wants to Get Rid of the “N” Word

You know what the “N” word is.  It’s one of the most hateful things one human being can say to another human being.  Yet, it’s in our music, our conversation, and casually batted around every day. 11 year old, Jonathan McCoy is trying to raise awareness about the harm the word does.  He’s trying to get 100,000 signatures on a petition to send a message about hurtful and degrading the word is. He won a special oratory award for an…

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Woman Donates 20,000 Pounds of Clothes

Woman Donates 20,000 Pounds of Clothes

Lisa Klein is making a difference for poor families in the Oakland, California region.  She collects gently used baby clothes then donates them to underprivileged newborns. Klein started the project two years ago.  After seeing the loss and devastation from Hurricane Katrina, she started Loved Twice Baby Clothing. She first started by cleaning out her own house of used, unneeded baby clothes.  Now she gets donations from four drop off locations throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Since it’s creation,…

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