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Brooke Edwards

Blog Entries by Brooke Edwards

Valentine's Day Gifts That Make an Impact: It's Never too Late to Give a Gift From the Heart

(5) Comments | Posted February 13, 2013 | 1:29 PM

Are you scrambling for a last-minute gift for the special person in your life? You could always dash over to the drug store down the street for that red, heart-shaped box of chocolates and a cheesy stuffed animal. Chances are, nobody would blame you.

But what if there were a...

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A Motherhood Worth Honoring

(2) Comments | Posted May 11, 2012 | 12:27 PM

I've only been a mother for three years, so celebrating Mother's Day is still a bit novel for me. I've been reflecting on the past three years, and I find myself thinking of all the little ways I have already influenced my daughter. Some of these influences have been intentional...

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A Different Way to Spend $16 Billion on Easter

(3) Comments | Posted April 8, 2012 | 10:43 AM


This weekend, roughly 2 billion Christians around the world will celebrate one of the most important religious holidays of the year. Along with the celebration of Resurrection, many of those celebrations will involve chocolate rabbits, brunch, new spring outfits, dyed eggs, plastic grass or...

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Celebrating International Women's Day

(1) Comments | Posted March 8, 2012 | 10:20 AM

The theme for this year's International Women's Day is "Connecting Girls, Inspiring Women," and we see every day the transformative power women have on their families, their communities and the world. Heifer International's mission is to end hunger and poverty while caring for the Earth. Since 1944, Heifer International has...

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Motivated Farmer Makes the Most of His Land

(0) Comments | Posted August 23, 2011 | 5:26 PM

Lucio Mandura Crispin, 40, lives with his wife, Sebastiana Pacce Jora, 36, and their five children, Justa Martina, 14, Celia, 12, Jose , 9 and Vilma, 3. Lucio and his family lived in a small Quechua-speaking community in the barren Peruvian Andes. The Crispin family lives in the community of...

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