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World Leader: Remembering U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan

New York, N.Y. We remember the powerful, humble and dedicated Kofi Annan, Secretary-General of the United Nations, 8 April 1938 – 18 August 2018. Kofi Annan, Secretary-General of the United Nations, 8 April 1938 – 18 August 2018. In October 2017, Mr. Annan joined his successor as Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, and the current chief of the […]

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Native American Two-Spirits Look to Reclaim Lost Heritage

Washington, D.C. Growing up, Timothy “Twix” Ward, a member of the San Carlos Apache Tribe in Arizona, thought he was “normal.” But his family recognized there was something “special” about him. L to R: Vicki Quintero (White Mountain Apache), Timothy “Twix” Ward, San Carlos Apache, and Vanessa Kristina (Salt River Pima), who all identify as […]

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Meet J. Luce Foundation Global Advisor Jeremy Hu

New York, N.Y. Jeremy Hu first made his mark in the world of art and fashion. Born and raised in Taiwan, Jeremy studied Graphic Design, Advertising, and Photography at Central St. Martin’s College of Art and Design in London. In his early career, he worked as a fashion model.  He then moved to New York City, where he has held many positions, including worldwide art curator, […]

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From Cambodian Refugee Camp to Best U.S. Chef Contender

Washington, D.C. Seng Luangrath may have been born to cook. She started when she was a 7-year-old girl in Laos, learning from her grandmother. “My mom was too busy working,” she told VOA in the kitchen of her Washington, D.C., restaurant. “So, I had to cook for my three other siblings. I remember it was […]

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Lessons from Memorial Day for Daily Life

New York, N.Y.  As the world faces ongoing conflicts and threats of violence around the globe, please set aside political views for a moment, to consider valuable emotional lessons we can learn from those who gave the ultimate sacrifice whom we honor on this Memorial Day. Pride. There was a day when pride in flag […]

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Why Parents Should Help Kids Focus on Turning Their Dreams Into Reality

Celebrity David Ankin, founder of the hit television show and successful company ToyMakerz, gives back and inspires youth to follow their dreams. Each year there are kids who hang up what they love and walk away. They leave the sports behind, stop playing their favorite games, quit drawing, building, and more. They are led to […]

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2018 J. Luce Foundation Candlelight Award: Professor Lenni B. Benson

New York, N.Y. Lenni B. Benson is a Professor of Law at New York Law School, past adjunct professor at Columbia University teaching both immigration and refugee law, and is Founder, Director and Senior Advisor of the Safe Passage Project in New York City. The Safe Passage Project recruits, trains and mentors lawyers and student […]

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Meet J. Luce Foundation Global Advisor Lynne-Marie Paquette

New York, N.Y. Born and raised in the United States of America, the land of dreams and promises, Lynne-Marie grows up with a great determination of being successful and making impacts around the world. Lynne-Marie is an outstanding woman entrepreneur and global advisor, who founded the Buddy’s Dog Den in Brooklyn, New York and greatly […]

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