Category Archives: Children

A Day In the Life of a Cart

Monday, the lights flicked on in my room. I heard the footsteps drawing closer to me. Then I felt the touch of a person (whose hands were extra soft, so it probably was a woman…). This person grabbed me with … Continue reading

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Culture Wars

In 1966 a woman named Louise Pascale visited Afghanistan as part of the Peace Corps. She stayed in Kabul, where she taught English. While she was there she worked with the students to create a songbook, filled with the local … Continue reading

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From Awareness to Action: A Journey

I want to start my entry this week by thanking the Sisters United Muslim Association for their help and support for this semester.  During the meeting tomorrow I will be collecting donations from them for the semester and I am … Continue reading

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A little bit of hope.

Six boxes down, four to go! And maybe even more!! We did not have class yesterday, giving us time to collect all school supplies to be shipped to Afghanistan. I was able to collect 6 boxes worth of school supplies, … Continue reading

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At An Emotional Crossroads

Accomplished; this is how I have been feeling all week. My classmate Phoebe and I picked up a very large donation from a wonderful donor, Karen Bettin. This hefty donation included everything from crayons to paper to backpacks. Even more, … Continue reading

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Getting There…

The journey is almost coming to an end and things are looking extremely promising! As the semester is almost coming to an end, I have been especially busy trying to contact everyone that has been assisting me in collecting school … Continue reading

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Christmas in April

Think back to when you were a child and it was Christmas time. Or even your birthday. Remember the way you reacted when you got a present you really liked? It was like you had just received the greatest gift … Continue reading

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Inspired by a Child’s Enthusiasm

As the semester begins to wind down to a close the boxes of school supplies have started to pile in.  Its very exciting to see this and its beginning to make everything feel more “real”.  I’ve collected a total of … Continue reading

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Are we blind?

Imagine a life without education, without the luxuries of shoes or AC in a classroom. Your future, gone in an instant. Many of us have a clear idea of what our futures hold. We know which classes to take, have … Continue reading

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“Do you want to take this outside?”

After losing my car, I have been adjusting over the past few weeks. I have been taking the city bus as well as carpooling with some very giving friends and coworkers. Thursday morning, my friend Brooke drove me with her … Continue reading

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