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Win for Ware!

Less than 48 hours after breaking his right leg in Sunday’s Midwest Regional final, Louisville sophomore guard Kevin Ware is already vowing a return to basketball. “This is a minor setback for a major comeback,” Ware told the New York Daily News Monday night by telephone. “I have to have the right approach to it. They told me […]

T-Shirt Giveaway!

We’re giving away 50 awesome Mixed Nation T-shirts! Your chances to win a free t-shirt increase the more you share this with your friends on facebook & twitter…for every friend that enters you’ll receive an extra entry. Good Luck & Much Love! Click this link to enter: http://bit.ly/16iY1sI  

The Importance of inclusion in the Classroom

I’ve been reading a book called “Enhancing Adult Motivation to learn: A Comprehensive Guide for Teaching All Adults” by an author named Raymond J. Wlodkowski. He explains that sometimes in educational settings teachers are “not mean-spirited but, more likely, unaware that a perspective is missing, that a biased myth has been perpetuated, or that [they] […]

Mixed Marrow

In 2009 Athena Mari Asklipiadis founded Mixed Marrow; an organization committed to helping patients of mixed and multiethnic decent find bone marrow and blood cell donors.  The need for the program emerged due to the lack of available donors for people of racially mixed backgrounds. Of course, genetic makeup plays a role in finding a bone marrow donor, but many aren’t aware of the critical role […]

What Does Resiliency Mean to You?

Resilient: tending to recover from or adjust easily to misfortune or change (Merriam-Webster) This week I’ve been thinking a lot about the topic of resiliency and what it means to me. Over the years I’ve noticed that the happiest people I know are the most resilient, meaning that they have the strength and ability to […]

Our Deepest Fear

This is one of the most inspirational and uplifting poems of all times…Enjoy! “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? […]

Scientists apparently Cure a Baby with HIV!

Washington, D.C. – A baby born with the AIDS virus appears to have been cured, scientists announced Sunday, describing the case of a child from Mississippi who’s now 2½ and has been off medication for about a year with no signs of infection. There’s no guarantee the child will remain healthy, although sophisticated testing uncovered just […]

Cianna’s Cry for Help

If you’re on Facebook, you may have recently seen the face of young Cianna Anderson populating your newsfeed. The 12 year old girl posted her story to the “I oppose bullying” Facebook page less than two weeks ago. As of today it has over 350,000 likes and over 7,500 shares. She wrote: “My name is […]

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