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VFW looks to update its image to attract younger vets, women

Veterans of Foreign Wars officials have heard criticism for years that they’re not changing fast enough to attract younger members. Now, they’re trying to prove they are listening. In coming days, President Obama is expected to sign into law a small but meaningful change in the VFW congressional charter, replacing the word “men” with “veterans” […]

Let Me Be Your Memory featured on MariaShriver.com

  Dr. Potts of Let Me Be Your Memory has been featured as a guest blogger on Maria Shriver’s personal website. He tells the tale of Let Me Be Your Memory’s origins and what it hopes to accomplish. An excerpt: “As a neurologist treating people with dementia and supporting their caregivers, and as a caregiver myself […]

Place-based digital storytelling

The Canadian Film Centre‘s New Media Lab (formerly MediaLinx Habitat) launched a project, Murmur, out of the 2002-2003 studio.[35] The project integrates audio interviews into cellphone-based tours. The Center for Digital Storytelling created Storymapping.org in 2006 with projects in Mendocino (California), Houston, New Orleans, and Tuscaloosa (Alabama) to promote the connection between storytelling and issues […]

Inspiration: Man Born Without Limbs Delivers Life-Changing Message: ‘I’m in Awe, I’m in Shock, I’m Humbled’

Nick Vujicic is an overcomer. Born without arms or legs as the result of a rare disorder called tetra-amelia syndrome, he has gone on to become an internationally known author and motivational speaker who helps people of all ages overcome the emotional and physical barriers in their lives. Vujicic, an Australian native who has gone through life […]

“Doing The Right Thing”

“DOING THE RIGHT THING”    We are honored to be selected to join forces with the 197th Field Artillery Brigade of the NH Army National Guard: Yellow Ribbon Program.  Now.. “We need your help!” in our grassroots effort to support and launch one of the most innovative and emotionally bonding, military family support projects in the world. What is […]

“45 Lessons Life Taught Me”

Written By Regina Brett, 90 years old, of The Plain Dealer in Cleveland , Ohio “To celebrate growing older, I once wrote the 45 lessons life taught me. It is the most-requested column I’ve ever written. My odometer rolled over to 90 in August, so here is the column once more:” Life isn’t fair, but […]

The First Phone Call From Heaven

The First Phone Call From Heaven is the name of Mitch Albom’s new novel, which tells the tale of a town that suddenly starts receiving phone calls from their loved ones who have passed away. Wow! Talk about thought provoking, emotional, and soulful in one breath… A year ago, we introduced a similar concept: A creative, […]