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Day 14

Thursday marked our last day at Sikua. It was really hard saying goodbye to the kids, as we had grown pretty close to quite a few of them. 133 more words

Costa Rica 2015

The Rescue Mission

As you might know by now, I just spend a few magical weeks in the Azores to volunteer at the Great Whale Project. My short time in the Azores was filled with so many ocean-related activities, it’s impossible to count them all, but here is a brief overview: drink saltwater, get saltwater in your eyes, wash out all your gear so it doesn’t start rusting, don’t get motion sick on the zodiac (the trick is to always focus on something that is stable and not moving), don’t get sunburned, don’t fall into the water while trying to film cetaceans under water… You see, the list is endless. 1,453 more words

J & The World

Homelessness Doesn't Take a Summer Break

by Dr. Chad Audi

By now, you’ve probably made your summer vacation plans. Perhaps you’re taking the kids to Disney World or you have a family reunion to attend. 272 more words


Tony Bullimore: A Second Chance

In January 1997 British yachtsman Tony Bullimore was sailing solo deep in the Southern Ocean.

A gale was raging. The waves, reaching the height of a five story building, rushed on him with a sound like roaring thunder. 664 more words

Inspirational Stories

'Community Build' house looking more like a home

The “Community Build” project in Syracuse to house three formerly homeless men is nearing completion.

Two months ago, a group of us from Upstate Medical University spent a day volunteering at the property, which was in… 127 more words

Irish Investigations

Boy Scouts Rescued Off Ice Field, Will Carry On With Camping Trip

OURAY, Colo. (CBS4)– Rescue crews were able to successfully get a Boy Scout troop off an ice field when they ran into trouble after the weather changed, but in true Boy Scout tradition, the group decided to carry on with their hiking and camping trip. 137 more words