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  • Friend Our World

    Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and countless other social networking sites have become synonymous with procrastination.  Some software developers have gone so far as to create ‘self- control’ applications that block the sites for a span of time (read: finals week). However, one new site attempts to combine the social network with an educational one.  Friend Our World, which officially

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  • Vacation for Good

    The Martinez family, like most families, takes a vacation every summer. However, their vacation is far from typical. Zoey (8), Mia, (9), and Holden (17) spend their time out of town serving those less fortunate. To the Martinez family, volunteering in a new city is far more rewarding than laying on the beach or snorkeling. They believe that the best way to experience a new place is by

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  • Get Involved to Make a Change

    At age eighteen American’s gain the right to vote, are legally considered an adult, and can fight for the country. At age twenty-one they’ve been alive for a year over two decades and at twenty-five they can official rent cars, but it’s not until they’re 35 that Americans can run for President. In his book, Too Young to Run? A Proposal for an Age

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  • Inspiration and HOPE

    Inspiration according to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary is a divine influence or action on a person believed to qualify him or her to receive and communicate sacred revelation.  Jordyn meets that definition, especially after starting her own non-profit HOPE (Helping Our Peers Excel).  HOPE was started with the goal of helping other teens start their own non-profit organization. 

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  • The Beauty of Life

    “Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth,” - Muhammad Ali.

    Kathryn lives by this quote.  Kathryn is a 16 year old who believes “that service should be done out of the goodness of your heart.”  She currently volunteers at a clinic at Cincinnati Children’s: Hopple Street Clinic.  At this clinic she plays with the children and assists them with different crafts

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