On this Mayor's Day of Recognition for National Service, I want to thank the nearly 10,000 AmeriCorps, VISTA, and Senior Corps members who are providing direct services to our city and engaging New Yorkers in volunteerism.
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If Dr. King proved anything, it's that service isn't a series of discrete acts -- it's a way of life.
About a year ago, suddenly struck with the weight of my own self-absorption, I researched volunteer opportunities in New York and discovered Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City.
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