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Amelia Earhart Day

Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. January 11 is Amelia Earhart Day. On January 11, 1935, Amelia Earhart became the first person—man or woman—to fly solo across the Pacific Ocean. Her … Continue reading

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Winter Sports, Year-Round Inspiration

by Mary Stennes Wilbourn and Alison Behnke Winter arrived early this year for most of us, and it hit with a vengeance. Windchills plummeted and snow fell hard, leaving many people thinking “here we go again.” Then, against the backdrop … Continue reading

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Beyond Jackie Robinson: Inspiring Sports Stories

by Mary Stennes Wilbourn and Alison Behnke In April of this year, Major League Baseball celebrated Jackie Robinson Day. It has been 67 years since Robinson walked on the field as the first black baseball player in the league, and … Continue reading

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