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Motivation Mondays: Overcoming Adversity

“There are uses to adversity, and they don’t reveal themselves until tested. Whether it’s serious illness, financial hardship, or the simple constraint of parents who speak limited English, difficulty can tap unexpected strengths.” … 3,482 more words

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Nobel Prize 2017: Who won what?

By Charlie P.

        The Nobel Prize, which I’m sure you’ve heard of, is a prestigious set of international awards in recognition of academic, cultural, and scientific contributions. 580 more words

Weinstein’s scandal: How did the accusations unravel?

By Alice M.

Rome (MP)- After accusations made by more than twenty Hollywood actress who claim that Harvey Weinstein, famous movie producer, sexually harassed them, Weinstein’s career is crashing. 564 more words

Immigrant Myths: US Edition

By Carlotta M.

Myth #1: There is an overwhelming number of immigrants residing in the US, most of which are illegal.

Despite the truth that the US is withholding more immigrants than ever before, in percentage, the number is lower than between the 1900s and 1930s. 761 more words

Motivation Mondays: UN Day - Transcend Differences

“We have to transcend our differences to transform our future. When we achieve human rights and human dignity for all people – they will build a peaceful, sustainable and just world.” 2017 UN Secretary-General… 2,537 more words

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International Day of the Girl Child: EmPOWER Girls

“EmPOWER Girls: Before, during and after crises: The world’s 1.1 billion girls are a source of power, energy, and creativity – and the millions of girls in emergencies are no exception.” 1,510 more words

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Escape from the World of 1984

By: Brian L.

Here we have 3 different people. George Orwell, Kim Hyun Shik, and Shin Dong Hyuk. One of them was an English novelist, journalist, and critic; one of them was a Russian language professor and personal tutor to Kim Jeong Il for a time; and the other was born and raised inside one of North Korea’s most secure political prisons. 1,355 more words