July 7, 2022

These survivors have a message for you!

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From “Monica Burns, Freedom United” Earlier this year, I asked you to chip in to support Ifeyinwa, Chioma, Praise, Eniola, Abeke, Yetunde, Honour, Aisha, Idara and Oka to launch and scale their small businesses. As survivors of human trafficking, they were working towards financial security to be able to protect themselves from further exploitation in the future.   […]

Remembering my Mama on Mother’s Day

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A very HAPPY and most blessed day for all MOTHERS on SUNDAY MOTHER (Better known as Mama) By Joan (Watler) Wilson Mama’ as we called her was so quiet and sweet To hug and kiss her was really a treat. She was fat like mothers of her day you see Having nine healthy children she […]

10 trafficking survivors have a favor to ask

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Ifeyinwa was trafficked to Libya along with two of her sisters. Since returning home to Nigeria, life has not been easy. But she has been working hard to set up her own business making and selling snacks, like plantain chips, to friends and people who attend her church. As a single mother, the success of her business is key […]

6 amazing details about genes that will blow your mind

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When most people hear of genes and DNA, their mind thinks of the family court in paternity cases. Some will think about the DNA fingerprinting technology commonly used in crime scenes in the movies. Nonetheless, you might already know what genes are if you have some background in biology from school. By definition, genes are […]

4 classic books that offer timeless lessons

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Many students might find it puzzling that they have to read classic books from decades to centuries ago while in high school. It’s essential to read the works of Shakespeare, George Orwell, and many other great writers as these literature pieces offer timeless lessons that apply to today’s world. You’ll get to learn about the […]

Mexico ambush: Boy, 13, walked 23km for help after gun attack

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From BBC A 13-year-old survivor of the attack by suspected Mexican drug cartel gunmen on a convoy of US Mormons hid six siblings in bushes before walking 23km (14 miles) to get help, his family said. Eight children survived Monday’s attack in northern Mexico in which three women and six children were killed. Five of […]

Thomas Cook customers to fly home after firm collapses

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From BBC The first flights bringing Thomas Cook holidaymakers home to the UK have landed amid some reports of disruption. The government has said it will run a “shadow airline” for two weeks to repatriate the 155,000 UK tourists affected by the firm’s collapse. Transport secretary Grant Shapps said its response to the crisis was […]

Everything you need to know about pregnancy and drugs

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From Ocean Breeze Recovery MOTHER-FETUS CONNECTION The profound connection between mother and fetus is deeper than most think. While mother and child don’t share blood, the placenta provides a connection between the two, allowing for the exchange of nutrients, wastes, and gasses. The placental wall acts as a barrier, albeit an extremely porous one. Substances […]

OECS honours longstanding seasonal agricultural workers

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32 workers recognised for 15+ years of service at ECLS event Friday, July 19, 2019 — Leamington, Ontario, Canada: Longstanding farm workers with the Canada Seasonal Agricultural Workers Programme (SAWP) were honoured for their years of dedicated service at the inaugural Eastern Caribbean Liaison Services (ECLS) Worker Recognition and Employer Appreciation Event, held in Leamington, Ontario, on […]

Orphaned bear cub

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Here are some cute photos of a orphaned bear cub that a mountain village in Bosnia took in By Daria Sito-Sucic, Reuters From business Insider A two-month-old female bear cub wandered into a mountain village in Bosnia. Initially, locals feared her mother might come looking for her and directed her away from the village. The […]