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Mobile Veterinary Clinic for Veterans, First Responders Launched

New York, N.Y. Paws of War’s latest mission is to help veterans and first responders get the veterinary care they need for their pets that they may be having difficulty obtaining. On November 8, 2018, they will roll out the “Vets for Vets” program, which is a custom-designed RV that has been outfitted to be […]

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The Ultimate Gift for the Writer in Your Life: The ability to share their story with the world

Everyone knows someone who would like to write a book someday. Some people may want to write a novel, while entrepreneurs may want to write a book on their area of expertise, still others may be ready to take their writing career to the next level. Many people have one or more ideas floating around […]

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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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Matthew Davenport Fund Launched to Address Suicide and Addiction

New York, N.Y. Eight years ago today, I lost my best friend to suicide. Matt was a straight-A student and an extremely gifted musician. He was a loving son, a big brother, and a selfless friend. Unknown to many of those around him, he was also an individual who battled addiction.  In partnership with 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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