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Article By Jeannie Stokowski-Bisanti
Five years ago Meghan Telpner was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, a condition that is commonly believed to have no cure.
She was given the options of surgery and medication for the rest of her life, still without the potential of a cure. Her doctor told her that diet would have no effect and that she would have to learn to live with it.
I basically divide my life by the year 1996.
Many important things happened that year, including the arrest of the unibomber, the discovery that mad cow disease was transmittable to humans, a blizzard that killed 150 people in the US, the start of the fighting in Chechnya, Yasser Arafat was re-elected president of the Palestinian Authority, and…
the Taliban captured Kabul and subsequently become the de facto governors of Afghanistan.
Susan notes: Speaking during the "Rape as a Weapon of War" panel at the Women in the World conference on March 12, 2010, activist and 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Leymah Gbowee presented a novel idea for addressing the problem of rape in the Congo and elsewhere:
Michelle Obama should call a meeting of African first ladies whom Gbowee asserted, would "come running" at her suggestion.
Also see her story below the video.
Article by Ella Kirk, Mom and teacher.
As a teacher, I think that it is vitally important to help empower the younger generation to have a positive impact on the world and to be global citizens.
As a parent of a daughter who has encountered extreme personal struggles, I find it is essential that I support her in all of her passions and for Kyla those are becoming a humanitarian and sewing.
Article by Jeannie Stokowski-Bisanti.
In a telephone interview to The Springfield Republican last March, Sirdeaner L. Walker said that when she had a moment alone with U.S. President Barack Obama in the White House, she used the time to tell the president about her son, Carl Walker-Hoover.
Like any proud mother, Walker even showed the president the class picture of her 11-year –old son dressed up in a suit.