Down at Bean’s Cafe

In 1978, professor Lynn Ballew moved to Anchorage, Alaska with her daughter Leesie, nicknamed “Bean.” Touched by so many in need of food and housing, she reached out to the local community to start a…

Nepal Now

April’s earthquake in Nepal displaced an estimated 2.8 million people in its devastating wake. The 7.8-magnitude temblor tragically took the lives of some 8,500 people. Millions in aid poured in from nations around the world,…

Walk A Mile In My Shoes

When we last saw Baltimore, it was on fire. Civil unrest over the death of Freddie Carlos Gray Jr., a 25-year-old African-American man, had gripped the city and captivated the nation’s interest. Slipping into a…