“They said it’s cancer,” my mom said on the other end of the line.
I got up from the table where I was playing ‘Princesses’ with the little girls I was babysitting and paced the hallway. 730 more words
It was the end of the first year of my life in the pen (penitentiary); well that’s what attending a boarding school felt like. It wasn’t an open campus so I was confined within the premises of the oldest boarding school to date, Chemawa Indian School, in the same area with the same people doing the same routine every day. 1,488 more words
Political activist and environmentalist Wangari Maathai is an inspiring woman with an incredible dedication to all the worthy things: learning, family, her country and our planet. 1,185 more words