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May 2011 Blog Posts (3)

Giving Vietnam's street kids a chance

Hanoi, Vietnam (CNN) -- Five years ago, Pham Binh Minh was a 15-year-old spending his nights on the streets of Hanoi, Vietnam's capital.

With his father dead and his mother too poor to adequately feed or clothe him, Pham survived by collecting and selling scrap.

"I didn't have time to make friends," he said. "The friends I did have ... would take me to do work that wasn't good. ... We would rob and steal from people. ... I was scared I would get arrested. I was scared…

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Added by Chuck Palazzo on May 13, 2011 at 11:20am — No Comments

Institute for Responsible Technology

One of the foremost sites for all things GMO.  We have received permission to distribute any and all content from them as well.  If you do, and I encourage everyone to, please just send them an email letting them know that you distributed:

http://www.responsibletechnology.org/

 

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Margherita Pagni, Director Strategic…

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Added by Chuck Palazzo on May 11, 2011 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Japanese film director sets up scholarship to support Agent Orange victims

http://www.japantoday.com/category/lifestyle/view/japanese-film-director-sets-up-scholarship-to-support-agent-orange-victims



TOKYO —



A Japanese film director has launched a scholarship to help Vietnamese children, handicapped apparently due to the lingering effects of Agent Orange sprayed during the Vietnam War, attend… Continue

Added by Chuck Palazzo on May 5, 2011 at 9:56pm — No Comments

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