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“How are we going to recover from this?”

Posted December 19, 2013 Avatar JulieVOY

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PART 1: "I am stronger than the storm" I attended the Child Helpline International Event at UN Headquarters where 17 year old Brianna Quigley, from New Jersey USA, read her statement on why she uses Child Helplines and what she does now. Her statement was different from anyone else: she was young, she was descriptive, and she spoke about the disaster that struck her hometown. Thanks, Brianna, for sharing your story with us here on VOY! Your Name: Brianna Ruth Quigley...


"I am stronger than the storm"

Posted December 20, 2013 Avatar JulieVOY

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..Part 2 of Brianna Quigley's interview (go back to part 1). Here, Brianna tells us more about the recovery process of Hurricane Sandy. How prepared were you for the disaster and do you think disaster preparedness is important? My family and I were prepared for the storm the best we could be. I was raised with a grandmother who has been in Girl Scouting for over 60 years and my mom in Girl Scouts for about 34 years. The Girl Scout motto is Be Prepared! My mom is also a R...


Are we looking for perfection?

Posted March 5, 2014 no picture Victor Brown Omovbude

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At the expense of global warming, disruption in the earth's crust, conflict and reduction in the earth's value coupled with the increase in population- the affairs of the world when weighed varies with the value of being perfect. Today, the world is in crumbles - thronged with unprofitable visions. We have the West Africans causing havoc - with a massive increase in corruption and killing. Others are organising drugs and doing other malicious traits. Young girls and boys are being used to transf...