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Volunteer Journal #100 – The Art of Elysium

Volunteer Journal #100 – The Art of Elysium

True story: There is a boy at a Los Angeles area hospital, we’ll call him Robin, who is undergoing treatment for a critical and chronic health condition.  Maybe his parents have to work, or maybe he has other siblings… whatever ...

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Volunteer Journal #99 – Reading to Kids

Volunteer Journal #99 – Reading to Kids

I worked with Reading to Kids last Saturday, a group trying get underserved children to love reading. I love reading so much it’s got to be contagious. Sold. I checked into Magnolia Elementary, one of the more inhospitable buildings I’ve ...

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Featured In Ladies Home Journal Dec. 13/Jan. 14

Featured In Ladies Home Journal Dec. 13/Jan. 14

I’m honored to be one of Ladies Home Journal’s 16 Women Who Made the World Happier this year. Who doesn’t like to make people happy? Many thanks to the staff of Ladies Home Journal, who interviewed me several months ago, and ...

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Volunteer Journal #97 – Angel’s Flight

Volunteer Journal #97 – Angel’s Flight

On Wednesday night, after a long day at work, I found myself staring over a hand of Uno cards at a runaway teen. I had come to Angel’s Flight near downtown LA to spend the night playing games. I ended ...

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