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Seven-Year-Old, Boy Whipped by Thugs

Seven-Year-Old, Boy Whipped by Thugs

KNOCKOUT - TRACY CAMPBELL'S ARTWORK - JUNE 22, 2011

Copyright – Tracy Campbell – Knockout

Caught up in a game of tag, seven-year-old, Stevie and his classmate Rachel strayed from the zone. The safe zone—a crowded schoolyard patrolled by a lone teacher.

 

Three bullies circled the pair, cornering them like prey. Stevie froze. Rachel latched onto Stevie’s hand and squeezed.

 

The thugs taunted Stevie like they’d done for months. “Hey, sissy,” said one. Continue reading “Seven-Year-Old, Boy Whipped by Thugs” »

Would You Have Confessed Your Guilt?

Would You Have Confessed Your Guilt?

Hi, folks. Indy here.

Today, my tail is tucked between my legs. I just learned that Flare, an energetic, reddish-colored golden retriever, disappeared on January 17th. I had to share this sad story with you.

INDY

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How to Create a Penguin Christmas Tree Ornament

How to Create a Penguin Christmas Tree Ornament

Penguins have always intrigued me. They remind me of creative, resourceful children just like Krystal.

When I asked my granddaughter if she wanted to show me any artwork she created in Kindergarten, she vanished. But not to worry. Two minutes later, Krystal reappeared lugging a bulging portfolio. Then she yanked out a penguin and posed with her mindful masterpiece.

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6 Tips to Help Your Teenager Cope with Stress

6 Tips to Help Your Teenager Cope with Stress

“Stress should be a powerful driving force, not an obstacle.”

Bill Phillip

I had more than one powerful force driving my stress this past week. But I coped and I was able to turn it around by helping a special teenager in my life.

Monday, I worked a sixteen-hour day. A few bills got paid.

Tuesday, I woke up with a sore throat. All week, I crunched and chewed Vitamin C and drank gallons of water laced with Oil of Oregano. The oily solution soothed my throat, but it tasted worse than swallowing battery acid. 🙂

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