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On Christmas Eve 1983, she suddenly lost her father to bladder cancer. Travelling the world to find answers, she came to this realization of life's purpose: love in action. In 1997, she started a nonprofit organization called Airline Ambassadors. In 1999, she was World Woman of Peace. Meet Nancy Rivard.... posted on Dec 21 2002, 1,035 reads

 


As a child, he was deeply affected by an encounter with famine victims. Now a Nobel prize winner, he has spent a lifetime fighting poverty with analysis rather than activism. Meet Amartya Sen, known in his native India as the Mother Teresa of economics.... posted on Dec 06 2002, 1,550 reads

 


The bullets used to kill and maim students at Columbine High School were purchased at K-mart as easily as a pack of gum. Filmmaker, Michael Moore, took two of these students - one paralyzed, in a wheelchair, and one with a bullet still lodged near his heart - to the K-mart headquarters to show them firsthand the effect of their bullets. What was K-mart's reaction? You'll just have to see Michae... posted on Nov 01 2002, 680 reads

 


Average American is exposed to 254 commercial every day, up nearly 25 percent from since mid-70s. (Source: Media Dynamics, NY)... posted on Oct 18 2002, 677 reads

 


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An envoy of the exiled Tibetan leader, the Dalai Lama, has arrived in Tibet. It is thought to be the first time in 20 years that such a visit has taken place.
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Researchers have shown how emotions, such as fear, travel along separate paths through the brain and are more likely to interfere with a person's efforts to focus than simple distractions.
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In U.K., NetValue reported that there were more emails sent than letters.... posted on May 14 2002, 643 reads

 

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