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My Experience: Why I Will Be A Torchbearer To Future Generations

By Sarah Cohen Kassin, 2019 Luce 24 Under 24 Award Recipient Brooklyn, N.Y.  I am petrified. Not for you, not for me, but for future generations. I fear the day when there will be no more Holocaust survivors, no more witnesses to the tragedy. People will begin to take advantage of these deaths and deny […]

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Fountain House Symposium Sheds Light On Anxiety

New York, N.Y. More than 600 attendees convened at The Pierre on May 6 for the annual Fountain House Symposium and Luncheon, which over the past 16 years has become New York’s premier lay forum addressing issues of serious mental illness. This year’s topic was The Anxiety Epidemic: New Research • New Insights. Elizabeth Vargas […]

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Time Sure Flies – Reflections on Losing a Dear Friend Way Too Early

New York, N.Y.  I put my face in my hands and began weeping uncontrollably. I was on the southbound A train racing to the hospital. A good friend was on life support. I was praying to get there before he took his last breath. I desperately wanted to say goodbye. I had spent the prior […]

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Living Passionately: 21 People Who Found Purpose – How You Can Too

New York, N.Y.  In our hearts, we all wish for a life filled with meaning and purpose, but how many of us are meeting this goal? Life seems to continually throw obstacles at us, doesn’t it? We become so busy fighting daily battles that we often give up on our life goals, little by little. […]

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Instilling Hope: First Step in Effective Development

Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Most of us agree that Pol Pot’s despotic regime in Cambodia marked one of the darkest periods of the 20th century, with a death toll of some two million victims between 1975- 1979.   The  Khmer Rouge, a communist party government that took power in 1975 following a civil war, tried to convert Cambodia to […]

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A Promise for Tomorrow with Urban Promise

By Vanessa Cabezas, edited by Jim Luce Camden, N.J.  Urban Promise is exactly what it stands for.  Founded by Dr. Bruce Main back in 1988, Urban Promise has grown significantly over the years and has become a resource or “go to place” for children to get off the streets starting with Camden, New Jersey where it […]

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Achilles Foundation: The Sprint, The Spirit & The Freedom Team

By Marc Erich Wolf, edited by Jim Luce. New York, N.Y.  I support a number of non-profit organizations supporting veterans, but Achilles International “gets me” every time. These people know how to have fun!  As a tri-athlete myself, I know the commitment it takes, the hours, the challenges, the rewards. For over thirty five years, Dick […]

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