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hands are not about politics / this is a poem about love / and fingers/ fingers interlock like a beautiful zipper of prayer
Plenty of 14-year-old girls write poetry. But few hide under the bar of the famous Bowery Poetry Club in Manhattan’s East Village absorbing the talents of New York’s most exciting poets.
Posted in TED Talks (Individual)
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It was the coldest winter ever – so cold that many animals froze to death.
In an effort to save themselves from this icy fate, the porcupines decided to gather together to fend off the chill.
They huddled close to each other, covered and protected from the elements, and warmed by their collective body heat.
Posted in Parables and Stories
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This is how it all starts:
A baby asks God, "They tell me you are sending me to earth tomorrow, but how am I going to live there being so small and helpless?"
God says: "Your angel will be waiting for you and will take care of you."
And the rest, as they say, is history! Happy Mother's Day to all the earthbound angels out there, and I hope you enjoy the links...
Posted in Lists & Lessons
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By Deanne Mathews
In 2004, I received a call from my brother in Canada telling me that our stepfather was dead. He had stabbed himself twice in the heart. He must have been in such great pain to have taken his life in this way!
Twenty-four hours after receiving my brother¹s phone call, I was on a plane flying half-way around the world to do something I would never have believed possible:
Posted in Women Worldwide
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Harriet Tubman (born Araminta Ross; c. 1820 or 1821 – March 10, 1913) was an African-American abolitionist, humanitarian, and Union spy during the American Civil War.
After escaping from slavery, into which she was born, she made thirteen missions to rescue more than 70 slaves using the network of antislavery activists and safe houses known as the Underground Railroad.
Posted in Profiles & Bios