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HAITI IT WORKS

Diane Elliot, an author, professional photographer, and business administrator of Wauconda, Illinois, willingly takes on the title of mother to children who have never had their own.

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Over the next few weeks we want to encourage you to read a few good books that will benefit your walk with the Lord in 2013.

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radical

Picture this: An American middle-class Jesus. He is wearing Calvin Klein jeans, driving a Honda CRV, living in a $275,000 home, and sending his children to private schools.

As far as religion goes, he is a “Sunday” believer. He goes to the nearest megachurch with the best programs, but much of the time he’s thinking about…

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Best caption wins a free copy of One: Celebrating 50 Years of Compassion.
The book is a 158 page hardcover photo essay we published in 2002 to commemorate our 50th anniversary.
We’ll select the caption we like best and announce the winner on Monday, Apr. 26.

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“I learned in my childhood in Africa that a child may be born in poverty but poverty is never born in a child. The worst aspects of poverty are not the deplorable outward conditions, but rather the erosion and eventual destruction of hope and therefore dreams.”
Too Small To Ignore
Dr. Wess Stafford
Now that is an intense…

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Malcom Gladwell’s latest book, Outliers, doesn’t mention Compassion once. But it’s still about what Compassion does: We transform lives by giving children in poverty opportunities to succeed.

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What would it have been like if Dr. Seuss wrote some stories about children in poverty?

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