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5 Myths about foster care

I’ve spent my career working in social services in four states. I’ve helped families and foster…

I Have a Name

In January 2002, several mutilated survivors celebrated the end of Sierra Leone’s 10-year civil war, free…

I Have a Mission

“God is the biggest chess player in the whole wide world,” says Native Nigerian Bennett Ekandem…

I Have a Friend

When James Amar was born, his parent’s wept. Their son’s birth was an answer to quiet,…

Serving Seniors on MLK Day

By Josie Rabbitt Bingham ATLANTA—Capped in beanies with hands snug in gloves, around 30 volunteers from…

Slavery: How To End It

Human trafficking is a massive, global problem. It can be overwhelming to the point that one…

Super Bowl Secrets

Kay Bennett doesn’t typically spend a lot of time on Bourbon Street—especially not at 2 a.m….

Graffiti 2, a Safe Place

By Sara Shelton High school student Shamar Smith has been attending Graffiti 2 Community Ministries’ after-school…

Yes, He Loves Me

By Fanny Pena I used to think of myself as a stereotype. I was a Mexican,…