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Slumdog Millionaire a Voice for Children

If you have not yet seen the movie Slumdog Millionaire, you’ve surely heard of it. One of the biggest movies of the year, it just swept the Golden Globes and looks poised to do the same at the Oscars. For good reason – it’s affecting without being affected, gives us great multi-dimensional characters, has phenomenal […]

Foreclosures, Homeless Pets and One Remarkable Little Girl

 There are so many innocent victims of the US housing crisis.  Celia’s story about a woman committing suicide (below) is one tragic example. As a Realtor I not only read about it in the news everyday but I experience it first hand:  the text in the listings:  “Pre-foreclosure, bring all offers”, the anxious sellers waiting for […]

They Come in the Name of Helping

A college student named Peter Brock has produced a documentary about foreign aid and humanitarian assistance, from a new perspective: from the viewpoint of those who are intended to benefit from such intervention. They Come in the Name of Helping looks at international philanthropy and development projects from the perspectives of young adults living in […]