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...patients.He undertook humanitarian work while studying medicine at Indiana University, working in impoverished, inner-city neighborhoods, according to a medical school spokeswoman.During his four-year family medicine residency, he accompanied...
"Five Days Left" by Julie Lawson Timmer

...had five days to wrap up her life.Laurie Coffman always wanted a family but fostering a grade-school child from inner-city Detroit wasn't what she had in mind ? particularly since she was pregnant with her first baby. For her husband...
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Rich Lowry: Paul Ryan's white hood

...Bennett, Ryan discussed fatherlessness and the importance of role models. "We have got this tailspin of culture in our inner cities, in particular," he said, "of men not working and just generations of men not even thinking about working or learning...
Stevens Puppets play in Kenai

...are on t.v. or it's a video game, to actually see live theater is new... It doesn't matter if you're in an inner city school with very, very poor children and they've never seen something like this or if you're in a very wealthy school...
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Will New Year be a new dawn for Alaska educational freedom?

...families to multi-generational bondage to local failing education institutions. Alaska is fraught with examples from inner city to remote native regions.Yet whenever Alaska education choice advocates push for legislation enabling low-income parents...
VA seeking boosting mental health services

...Secretary Shinseki has sought out the hardest-to-reach, most underserved places -- from the remote areas of Alaska to inner city Philadelphia -- to hear directly from Veterans and employees. And we're taking action to reach out to those who need...
Author, activist Shane Claiborne visits Peninsula

...being "Jesus for President: Politics for Ordinary Radicals." He also is a founding member of The Simple Way, an inner city grassroots effort to help the poor in Philadelphia. For 14 years, Claiborne and others have ministered and served hot...
Gentle giant gets lucky break

...hadn't seen his mother for years and had almost no chance of slipping into the gangsta tarpit that swallows so many young inner-city black youths. Oher's story is a nice one, and I'm glad to have heard it, but to imagine that his struggle in...
What is a charter school?

...churches, parents, groups of teachers and school districts. Many charter schools specialize in helping children from inner-city neighborhoods, with smaller enrollments and different appr-oaches to learning that their supporters say aren't...
Using the education carrot: Youth could benefit from innovation, changes in system

...Patrick Taylor tackled issues like ours in an inspiring way. Taylor, a successful Louisiana entrepreneur, visited an inner-city school and spoke to 183 students who were on a downward trajectory. They had neither current success nor vision for...


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