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Two 9-year-olds, 5,000 miles apart, aren't so different after all

I spent the week embarking on a serious, in-depth and investigative journalistic interview process. My subjects? Two nine-year-olds who grew up 5,000 miles apart from one another.  1,121 more words

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Is the tiger a citizen?

Are wild animals citizens of India? What responsibilities do people have towards animals? And what should we do now that a killer Highway is being expanded, widened and becoming more impossible for an animal to cross? 358 more words

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What it's like to serve as a queer Volunteer

“I don’t want to go to Nicaragua,” I grumbled to my mom as I sat in the passenger’s seat, wrinkling my nose. She had just asked me if I was excited about my new Peace Corps assignment. 890 more words

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"I have been transformed"

What does a butterfly have to do with serving in the Peace Corps? As a Peace Corps Response Volunteer from July 2014 to March 2015, I had the opportunity to raise thousands of butterflies for an exhibit in El Salvador. 673 more words

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Our New Health Clinic in the Qoratu IDP Camp

In the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq, thousands of refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) are searching for a safe place to be sheltered from the fighting that’s enveloped the area. 157 more words

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Islands for living in Górażdże quarries

Mining sites of Górażdże company are important breeding places for many waterbirds. The group especially rich in endangered and conservation dependent taxa are those inhabiting islands. 369 more words

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Friends without borders

When I started a pen pals project between my elementary school in The Gambia and various classes in the States, I honestly had no idea what I was getting myself into. 512 more words

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