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The Teenager Who Started an Orphanage

The Teenager Who Started an Orphanage

Sep 17, 2013-- On a not-so-uncommon trip to find herself after high school, Maggie Doyne ended up founding an orphanage and building a school in rural Nepal by the age of 23. It started when she made eye contact with an orphan girl in a small village who was carrying a heavy pack of stones to make money. Maggie saw, in that moment, what so many spiritual leaders have tried to distill in their teachings -- she knew that the little girl was no different from her. Maggie used her limited cash to send as many orphaned girls to school as she could, until all she had left was a ticket home. When she got back to the states, she babysat and bake-saled her way to raising enough to open an orphanage. And that was only the beginning. (40341 reads)


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