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firstname.lastname@example.orgSiriki Diabate left his four daughters, parents and three siblings behind in 2005 when he was forced to flee his native Ivory Coast after suffering a terrific beating by thugs who left him for dead. He was working for a local newspaper at the time,...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Culture, Government, Côte d'Ivoire, Refugee
The community is invited to Broadfording Christian Academy’s sixth annual spaghetti dinner and auction on Friday, Feb. 15, at the school at 13535 Broadfording Church Road in Hagerstown. The cost of dinner tickets is $8 for adults and $4 for...
No single resource is more essential to modern life than oil, and no film offers a more incisive look at how the enormous wealth oil creates subverts the morality of individuals, corporations, even entire countries than Rachel Boynton's compelling...
Collection agencies profit by buying up old debt, chasing borrowers for payment and, when all else fails, using the courts to recover as much as they can. It's a business model polished and perfected over decades of litigation. But what if the...
East HartfordOn May 19 at their monthly meeting, the United Ewe Association of Connecticut donated three large boxes of school supplies, children's summer clothes, books, and other much needed material goods to Bright Star Vision for children in Ghana. Marla Ludwig,...
Most of us are curious about our family lineage. For Vanessa Williams, who recently took part in the show "Who Do You Think You Are" and explored her family's history, the task was both surprising and informative. Here, she talks about what she learned...
ReporterLynchburg entrepreneur, Thomas Johnson wants start a school to help local community members learn woodworking skills. “You have to understand that woodworking is big,” said Johnson. “When you were born, you were welcomed by what? A...
From childcare to medical internships, Projects Abroad offers high school students an opportunity to travel and help nurture a community in another country. This year about 1,000 students from around the world will volunteer through Projects Abroad's...
Tags: Argentina, Travel, Students, Trips and Vacations, Schools
In a ceiling-high, greasy tangle of wheels, fenders, handlebars and derailleurs, Amy Little sees hope. She's the co-founder with her husband, Lee Ravenscroft, of Working Bikes Cooperative (2434 S. Western Ave., workingbikes.org), a nonprofit...
— Many of the 115 cardinal electors to be sequestered inside the Sistine Chapel on Tuesday didn't know each other when they headed for Rome last month. In fact, Chicago's Cardinal Francis George said he knew only a third of his fellow prelates,...
Taiye Selasi's debut novel has been in publication for less than a week. But even before a single copy was sold, the glamorous 33-year-old was being hailed as the newest star of the literary world. Selasi's publisher, The Penguin Group, is promoting...
The 8th Annual Bright Star Vision-Ghana Benefit will be held on Saturday March 2, from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Quaker Meeting House, 155 S. Quaker Lane in West Hartford. The benefit, held every year to celebrate Ghana’s independence, and to support...
Tags: West Hartford
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