Stories – activism

melissa haynes

A LIFE-LONG DREAM REALIZED: VOLUNTEERING WITH THE BIG FIVE IN AFRICA by Melissa Haynes

I turned down the job and dared to do what I had wanted to do my entire life. A spark ...
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Sohini Chakraborty

AN INDEPENDENT WOMAN by Sohini Chakraborty

The traditional way of life in India is that children continue to live with their parents or their families until ...
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Julia Butterfly Hill

HEART by Julia Butterfly Hill

The root word for courage comes from the French and means “heart.” True courage can only come when we are ...
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Jill Robinson

HER NAME WAS HONG by Jill Robinson, MBE

There can be no more proud or joyous feeling than to look into an animals' eyes, knowing that you have ...
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Jo-Anne McArthur

LOVE MADE VISIBLE by Jo-Anne McArthur

It's summer in the Antarctic and on sunny days I can venture out onto the bow of our Sea Shepherd ...
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Gloria Steinem

ON SELF-ESTEEM by Gloria Steinem

It was the late sixties, those days that were still pre-feminist for me. I didn’t question the fact that male ...
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Doris Granny D Haddock

WALKING ACROSS AMERICA IN MY 90TH YEAR by Doris “Granny D” Haddock

Well, was that me? Old Doris? It was not the Doris who had sat meekly among them a year and ...
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