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Entries by Gail Vida Hamburg from 02/2013

One Man's Crusade for 'Room to Read' for Children Without Books

| Posted 02.10.2013 | Impact

"Perhaps, Sir, you will someday come back with books." The words were uttered in 1998 by the headmaster of a grade school in Bahundanda, Nepal -- that had a library, but no books -- to John Wood, a stressed out American senior executive at Microsoft, who was trekking the area's famed Annapurna Circuit.

This Year In Palestine

| Posted 02.19.2013 | World

In the face of international media indifference, the Palestinian people decided to start telling their own stories of living under occupation. One of those stories, 5 Broken Cameras, is an astonishing film by a Palestinian farmer from Bilin, a village in the West Bank.