UN warns Ebola could infect 10,000 people per week—unless we act now

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In Katherine Boo’s book, ordinary people in Mumbai and their extraordinary survival

Read Katherine Boo’s “Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai undercity” and it will open your eyes about what it means to really get to know a place and its people and to tell their story accurately–no small responsibility. This is the story of Annawadi, a desperately poor community of families […]

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Mother’s Day: convincing a skeptic

Some powerful statistics bring home the message that Mother’s Day is an opportunity to honor not just the women you know and love, but in effect, all women everywhere.