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The Power of Pooh

In a corner of the children’s section of the New York Public Library sits several battered, bedraggled stuffed animals.  Patches of fur are missing from the stuffed donkey; the bear’s dirty feet and the tiger’s matted coat are evidence that this collection of animals has been loved.  The animals were donated to the library by […]

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Imagine a Kinder School

Annalise is a fourth grader who hates pizza. She hates pizza because her mom, a single parent, was recently out of work and it seemed that all they had to eat was frozen pizza. Mom is working again so, thankfully, no more pizza. Annalise loves gymnastics and now, because of mom’s re-employment, Annalise can again […]

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The Power Tools of the Imagination

My son John, a certified auto technician, owns a tool box as big as our car, and many tools. Some of his tools are very specialized and he uses them only in certain situations. Some he uses in almost every situation and some have universal applications that allow John to use them for more than […]

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