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A Non-Traditional Father's Day

(0) Comments | Posted June 16, 2013 | 8:34 AM

Growing up in a single-parent household was never easy, but I wouldn't want it any other way. Despite the hardships my family faced as my mother struggled to make ends meet, my upbringing shaped me into a strong, compassionate person. I only have one parent raising me, but seeing how...

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Alex's "Original" Lemonade Stand Returns

(0) Comments | Posted June 14, 2013 | 6:38 PM

Alexandra "Alex" Scott, a brave and determined young girl, wanted to change the world... and she did.

Days before her first birthday, Alex was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a childhood cancer that is most commonly found in children ages five and under. Despite her failing health, at 4-years-old Alex was determined...

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Inauguration Begins With Day of Service

(0) Comments | Posted January 22, 2013 | 9:12 AM

As Barack Obama prepares for his second term as President, Americans from across the country are taking part in a National Day of Service.

I had the opportunity to attend the celebration right in our nation's capitol! People living outside of the Washington D.C. area were able to celebrate the...

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Make a Difference in 2013

(1) Comments | Posted December 29, 2012 | 11:00 PM

"My New Year's resolution is to stop eating sweets and start eating healthier."

"In 2013, I will spend more time with my family."

"My resolution this year is to join the local gym and exercise more."

We've all heard these stereotypical New Year's resolutions before. Once the clock strikes midnight...

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Snowflakes for Sandy Hook

(3) Comments | Posted December 20, 2012 | 12:48 PM

Imagine a hallway lined with countless paper snowflakes. With each design differing, some hang sparking with glitter and sequins; others are adorned with vibrant colors displaying every shade of the rainbow.

This is the scene that Sandy Hook Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) and Connecticut Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) hope...

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Double the Joy This Holiday Season

(0) Comments | Posted December 11, 2012 | 8:20 AM

What's on your holiday wish list this year? Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or another tradition during the holiday season, gift-giving is a significant part of the celebrations.

Maybe your best friend has been begging for a pair of bright neon Converse sneakers since last summer, or perhaps...

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