Check Out the Smiles on These Kids’ Faces

October 16, 2018

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Here’s something that will make your day brighter.   Those are just some of the smiles to come from our campaign so far. The pictures are from games this season at Oklahoma and Ohio State, which hosted 10 kids and their caretakers. Those families attended at no cost, thanks to those of you who’ve signed […]
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Marginalia: A Better Way to Read
Handwritten notes in the margin of a book atop a wooden table.

October 8, 2018

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My father left me a wonderful collection of books. Even better, he left me books that contained his written comments in the margins. His comments make the book live for me. Those books are far more important to me because of his comments. I learn from, and connect to, his presence — even from simple […]
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12 Camps for Kids Who Need a Little Help

August 7, 2018

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Think back to the best summer camp you ever attended, and days spent exploring the woods, playing capture the flag, and climbing rock walls likely come to mind. Sure, the activities were a blast, but experts say that when you (or your kids) spend a week or weekend at camp, something even more powerful happens. […]
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Faces of Neurodiversity: Meet the Precisionists

February 13, 2018

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What is neurodiversity? I hadn’t known before we started this episode on The Precisionists, Inc. Founder Ernie Dianastasis mentioned the term during our interview, when he credited the term to a book called “NeuroTribes” by Stephen Silberman. Up until that moment, I was a clueless neurotypical. A neurotypical, by the way, is someone who is […]
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Creating a Place Where Anything is Possible for Kids with Cancer: A Conversation with Sally Hale of Camp Sunshine
sally hale of camp sunshine

August 15, 2017

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  For 35 years Sally Hale has helped create fun times and fond memories for kids with cancer and their families. When Camp Sunshine in Georgia became one of the first summer camps in the world specifically designed to serve kids and teenagers fighting the disease, Hale was the camp nurse. Today she oversees all […]
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A Conversation with Becca Stevens of Thistle Farms

August 1, 2017

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  Rev. Becca Stevens is the founder of Thistle Farms and Magdalene House, which have helped hundreds of women escape addiction, trafficking and violence—work that’s rooted in the tragedy and abuse she herself faced at a young age. When she sat down with Crazy Good Turns for Episode 11 of Season 2, Stevens opened up […]
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