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Must Read Books

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Bitter Side of Sweet Author: Tara Sullivan Fifteen-year-old Amadou counts the things that matter. For two years what has mattered are the number of cacao pods he and his younger brother, Seydou, can chop down in a day. This number is very important. The higher the number the safer they are because the bosses won’t beat them. The higher the number t[...]

Dr. Danielle Lee

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Dr. Lee is the CEO of YWCA, an organization that empowers and educates girls in New York City. Lee tells me she was initially inspired to pursue education after teaching in the Bronx. She only planned to stay for a year before finding how her candid yet honest students challenged her to challenge herself. "I grew from the experience," she adds. Coming fro[...]