Street Children: A Day to Remember

Street Children: A Day to Remember By Cleo Lampos   How many of us knew that April 12 was designated as Street Children Day? I didn’t, so on that day the plight of 100 million children in the world went unnoticed by me. The daily rising toll of orphans in …

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Linda Smith- Fighting for Young Victims

Linda Smith- Fighting for Young Victims By Cleo Lampos The upcoming workshop on America’s Prostituted Children led by Linda Smith caught my eye. On January 17, 2014, Smith will be at the Covenant Fine Arts Center at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan talking about a subject that most people …

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Garth Brooks, Cheers and the Orphan Train

Garth Brooks, Cheers and the Orphan Train By Cleo Lampos   When Garth Brooks belted out his signature song and the audience sang along with him during a recently televised concert, my mind pictured an 1890 pub in Five Points with the whistle of the orphan train in the background. …

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