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Happy Birthday, Peace!

September 9th, 2011 · No Comments

Before Bob Vortuba’s One Million Acts of Kindness, there was Peace Pilgrim: a woman who repeatedly walked across America from 1953 – 1981 to spread her message of peace.  Her message was simple:  “When enough of us find inner peace, our institutions will become more peaceful and there will be no more occasion for war.” […]

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Do you?

July 24th, 2011 · No Comments

With the death of a sad but sickly-talented star, a rampage of violence in a peaceful country, and the slide of the country toward default, the weekend seemed like it would end in a whimper. Instead, it ended with happy tears, flowing from the hundreds of same-sex couples who were able to finally get married […]

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Tags: Author - Channon · life · News

A Day at the Beach

July 10th, 2011 · No Comments

Down the shore in New Jersey today, forty special needs children and young adults enjoyed a special day at the beach, thanks to Best Day Foundation.  Founded in 2008, this organization offers “safe, fun adventure” to help children with special needs to build self-esteem and connect with other people.  Dozens of volunteers helped these kids […]

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And the Legend Lives On…Michael Jackson Still Brings Us Together

June 25th, 2011 · No Comments

  This weekend, one year ago, Michael Jackson passed away. He beat his body down trying to give his fans the tour he thought we wanted – a tour he thought we deserved. And all we all really wanted, was, perhaps, just to believe that the legend who created Billie Jean and Beat It, […]

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One Million Acts of Kindness: A Reminder to Be Kinder

June 8th, 2011 · Comments Off on One Million Acts of Kindness: A Reminder to Be Kinder

Folks, meet Bob Votruba and his terrier and travel companion, Bogart. Bob gave up a fairly comfortable existence to travel the world spreading one simple idea – be kinder to one another.

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Stories of Amazing New Yorkers, By Bob Sacha’s CUNY Graduate School of Journalism Class

May 7th, 2011 · No Comments

“Everyone with a phone has an HD video camera, but not everyone can tell a compelling visual story. That’s what we focus on,” Bob Sacha.

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Osama Bin Laden Demise in Headlines: Is Death Ever Good News

May 2nd, 2011 · 1 Comment

While some, albeit few, rejoiced today that Osama Bin Laden no longer roams the earth, others took it as a moment to pause and reflect on the terror that is still out there. Questions remain – how do we react in times like these? The media and the audience play their dance trying to interpret […]

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Emily Fisher Landau Exhibit at The Whitney Museum of American Art

March 7th, 2011 · No Comments

By Channon Hodge and Sarah Ewald Emily Fisher Landau donated over 400 pieces of bold American Artwork to The Whitney Museum of American Art – on display now. She began her love of forward-thinking art as a volunteer at The Whitney almost 50 years ago. When they collected, she collected, and now the Whitney is […]

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Little Shirley Beans

February 10th, 2010 · 1 Comment

We’ve all read about little Holden Caulfield at one point or another. When we learned that J.D. Salinger passed away a few weeks ago, I wonder if you slipped back into a memory of a slower time, when it was quite alright to be all alone for a while…as long as you had a great […]

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