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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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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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The UK Charity Movement

There are thousands of charities located throughout the United Kingdom. With so many different charities out there, it is possible to always find a charity that works for you. According to The Guardian, this is a list of some of the top charities in the UK, based on donations. The Top charities The top 2 charities

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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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The Deal with Religion in Schools

When it comes to public schools there are a few different things that any parent, student, and teacher may come in contact with. Religion is one topic that is often avoided in schools and to better understand why that is, it is important to understand the history of separation of school and religion and a

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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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#EnoughIsEnough: The NoBullying Campaign

We are made of stories. Our experiences, the good, the bad, the boring, and the painful, are what make us who we are. We are each a collection of  many stories, depicting every event, every accident, every victory, and every lesson of our life. Whether we like it or not, bullying plays a big role

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What Is The Youtube Partner Program?

Youtube is a free online collection of videos uploaded by everyday users all over the world. It is also used by numerous companies to advertise their products and/or services. Many TV shows and movies can also be viewed using the site. It was started by three individuals who quit their jobs with PayPal to pursue

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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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