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  • Epileptic and Accomplished

    Jessica Waters, 16 of Beavercreek, Ohio, was diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of 11. After being diagnosed, she has been bullied, stereotyped, and left out. Jessica did not let the way others treat her, tear her down; in fact, it lead her to educate others and taught her patience.

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  • 5 Steps to Becoming An Environmental Steward

    Nature is all around you, and being an environmental steward is important because it helps preserve Earth for years to come. There are so many things you can do to help the environment. Don't know where to get started? Here are five easy, simple, and inexpensive environmental service projects you can do alone or with friends!

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  • 5 Community Service-Oriented Universities

    In order to maintain a well-rounded student body, universities look for students with community service experience in high school and then encourage them to continue their volunteerism in college. This blog entry will spotlight 5 schools which excel in community service involvement within their specific communities.

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  • Toy Gun Buy Back

    The Toy Gun Buy Back Initiative is an organization which aims to educate parents about the harms of violence themed toys to change the way children play. Leah Gunning Francis was dismayed with how the media portrays violence, whether it is through television shows or video games. She believes that these nonchalant displays of violence desensitize children to gun violence and makes them think

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  • Point's of Light

    Exactly 3 weeks ago, I was at Point’s of Light 2013 Conference on Volunteering and Service, convened in our nation’s capital; Washington D.C.   Reflecting on this incredible gathering, I feel especially inspired and motivated to continue my service work.  Here are the top lessons I learned while at the conference:

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