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In 2018, nearly 3,800 human beings were sold into sexual slavery. In the United States, 12 million children don’t have enough to eat. This year, 41,760 women in this country will succumb to breast cancer.

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Last week, I watched a potted lily jump from a store shelf and onto the concrete floor below in hopes of discouraging my wife from putting the plant in the back of the car.

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Last week, I found myself standing in a room filled mostly with strangers. Considering the event was a wake service for a friend, you would say he built a remarkable off-the-balance-sheet inventory of deep and powerful love. To him, touching lives was his currency — and my late friend built …

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As of late, I have an unsettling feeling, as if an ominous shadow is peering over my shoulder. From the always-listening speaker in the living room, to a wrist device recording the hours I slept the night before, I’m finding myself increasingly uneasy.

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In the spring of 2018, I started a group to help women not only look their best but to feel good about themselves. I chose the name Pretty Ladies Uniquely Shaped or PLUS to foster an environment where women of all sizes could share their experiences with others across different ethnicities, …

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Late in the day on Sept. 29, two young women entered the water underneath the Pleasure Pier. It was a rough day with red flag warnings and rip current advisories, and the beach was crowded with thousands of swimmers in the water.