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Worldwide Orphans

What I Learned From Surviving Two Crises In Liberia

James Collins | Posted 06.03.2015 | Impact
James Collins

I've been the small boy feeling he must face the world on his own, and the teenager in a war-torn country fearing for his life and the lives of his family members. For as long as these situations persist in the world, I speak from experience and believe there will always be love and families that can help these children overcome trauma and reach their full potential.

Telling Your Story Can Change Your Life: Rise, A Powerfully Good Organization

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 05.26.2015 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

After decades of being a pediatrician, and never saying "no" to a meeting with yet another nice person, it seems like I know everyone. I came to the party thinking and hoping that something might happen and it did.

What Is the Most Important Thing a Child Needs?

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 05.23.2015 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

I meandered through room after room with children in cribs or lying on mats and saw a kind of a holocaust. The children in that orphanage, as in most institutions, were "ruined" by the lack of attention and malnutrition. Caretakers were not trained to be connected to the children. In fact, they were told not to love the children because there would be nothing to be gained.

When One Child Dies, It Matters

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 10.29.2014 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

Ten million children under the age of five die every year. When I started medical school that number was double, and though we have come a long way, this is not good enough.

Solar Suitcases for Haitian Orphanages

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 08.12.2013 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

The orphanages in Haiti are notoriously dark, dank, dirty and uninhabitable by gorgeous, bright, and eager Haitian babies. The light will make their faces shinier and their hearts less sad.

Love and Grit

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 08.07.2013 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

The "Three" foundation, created by Drs. Sampson Davis, Rameck Hunt, and George Jenkins, inspired the group by bringing them into their early lives in the streets of Newark, where they made a pact to get an education and become doctors who would serve their community.

If Countless Parents Want Kids, Why So Many Orphans?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Prois | Posted 04.09.2013 | Impact

When Des Aronson was adopted from Ethiopia, he was old enough to recognize that his feelings were often times confounding. Des, one of 153 million ...

Abinet: From Orphan to Philanthropist

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 04.20.2013 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

I have been a doctor since 1982, when I took my Hippocratic oath and since then, I have collected memories and kept hard copies of some of these contacts.