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Heather Paul

The Tree of Life -- Not Just a Movie

Heather Paul | Posted 06.20.2011 | Impact
Heather Paul

There are as many different kinds of families as there are classrooms of life.

What If There Were a Springtime for Children?

Heather Paul | Posted 06.11.2011 | Impact
Heather Paul

What if children of all ages rose up and marched in unison to their government capitals, demanding their rights -- human rights to a home, a family, education and a childhood?

Inside a Cab: the Goodness of Small Moments

Heather Paul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Heather Paul

In the wake of a tragedy like the BP oil spill, we sometimes need to cling to small acts of kindness, small moments of hope that people are fundamentally good and that everything will "somehow work out."

Haiti's Squalor, Haiti's Hope

Heather Paul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Heather Paul

Words can hardly do justice to the conditions for the Haitians of Port- au-Prince. Yet, my visit to the SOS Children's Village in Santo filled me with awe and pride because of the wonderful things I saw happening in and around the village.

Haiti's Canvas

Heather Paul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Heather Paul

Before the earthquake, the SOS Children's Village in Santo, Haiti cared for 200 children who were without parental care. That number has since swelled to over 500.

Is PERMANENT a Useful Word in Haiti?

Heather Paul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Heather Paul

Temporary food supplies, emergency shelters, transient family situations, and short-term fixes have been a reality in Haiti since the earthquake. For children, "temporary" has become a devastating perpetual condition.