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All About the Yellow Ribbon Program

With so many brave men and women overseas  fighting for the freedom that we enjoy, it only stands to reason that a program like the yellow ribbon program would pop up. There are plenty of ways that this program benefits the men and women that have come home from war and their families. In order

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Bullying Claims the Life of an 11-Year-Old Cancer Survivor

As a very young child, merely 3 years of age, Bethany Thompson has been diagnosed with brain cancer, what must have been devastating news for the family. But they have all battled through radiation therapy, and, in 2008, the child has been proclaimed a cancer survivor and cancer-free. She has overcome the worst that could ever

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Black Mirror Takes On Cyberbullying – Review

An episode from the new season of the award-winning television show takes on the subject of cyberbullying. Warning: Spoilers ahead! Charlie Brooker’s dark, dystopian, speculative fiction show often deals with the challenges that stem from new technology meeting social issues, so it was only a matter of time before cyber-bullying would be given the black

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Racism

The ability to differentiate oneself from the “other,” which may be something or someone who is dangerous, is part of a set of complex survival skills that evolved to help protect human beings in ancient times. Being able to distinguish between a friend or a foe quickly and to know the difference between a benign

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All About the Yellow Ribbon Program

With so many brave men and women across seas and in other countries fighting for the freedom that we enjoy, it only stands to reason that a program like the yellow ribbon program would pop up. There are plenty of ways that this program benefits both the men and women that are across seas and

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The Amazing Work of Barnardos in The UK

Barnardos is one of the biggest children’s charities in the U.K. Thomas Barnardo began the charity to help vulnerable children throughout the country and to make sure that every vulnerable child who needed help got it. In 1866 he set out to study at Whitechapel’s London Hospital in order to become a doctor. When doctor

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Volunteering in the United Kingdom

Volunteering is one of the best things you can do. It can be a rewarding experience. While some of the volunteering England offers is designed for people with specific skill sets, such as a doctor or dentist, even teens can take the time to volunteer. This can help to fulfill requirements for programs that your

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Help Stop the Bullying today

More and more reports of bullying are being made at schools and businesses nationwide. Every day, new cases of bullying are being revealed, which means there is an increased need to raise awareness. How we act, who we support and who we stop has an impact on the communities we live in. It is time

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What You Need to Know about Electronic Cigarettes

Today, more people are trying to quit smoking than ever. With the introduction of electronic cigarettes, or e cigarettes, quitting is becoming easier. However, many people are unsure whether electronic cigarettes are a suitable alternative to smoking. For this reason, it’s important to learn what you can about the electronic vapor cigarette to determine if it’s

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Do It Volunteering and Its Work in the UK

Do It Volunteering and Its Work in the UK Volunteering isn’t something that is normally done just to take up spare time. Most people who choose to volunteer do so because they truly enjoy helping others. The United Kingdom participates in the United Nations Volunteers program .Volunteers from various UN Nations gather together to offer

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