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Pain and Suffering and Joy and Resilience in Haiti

Nancy Farese | Posted 05.25.2014 | Impact
Nancy Farese

I find myself in the evening light at La Piste, an old airfield, very near Surpiste, "the runway", which I had known from the 2010 post-earthquake days as the site of one of the largest displacement camps.

Kenya: My Eyes Open, Part 2

Toby Storie-Pugh | Posted 02.21.2014 | Impact
Toby Storie-Pugh

We are all simple people, but it doesn't mean our dreams must be. I had a dream to climb Everest; I just never imagined that I would be doing it alongside Kenya's newest hero.

Trust Your Instinct, It Means You No Harm

Toby Storie-Pugh | Posted 08.21.2013 | Impact
Toby Storie-Pugh

Do you know that unsolicited yet persistent voice in your head, the persuasive raconteur that, possibly with malice aforethought, asks you to plunge i...

This Man Made Flying Kites Dangerous

AP | Posted 03.27.2013 | Los Angeles

RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- A 22-year-old man was critically hurt in Southern California when he fell off the trunk of a car while attempting to fly a kite f...

The Beauty (and Charity) of Travel Coincidence

Marie Elena Martinez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marie Elena Martinez

I was spending a rainy week in Santa Monica when I decided to take a yoga class one afternoon. I sat down with Ally Hamilton to talk about the Zen lifestyle of Santa Monica.