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Mother’s day thoughts: An orphan’s story

For Mother’s Day, blogger Jessica Turner shares her thoughts on motherhood and the importance of caring for children who have experienced the loss of a parent, reminding us to appreciate mothers and care for those who are hurting.

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A child’s daily journey to school in the Philippines

At the age of 9, Miljhon has already seen some of life’s harsh realities. Growing up in poverty, this young boy, his sister, and his classmates face significant hardships just to get to school every day. Despite their circumstances, Miljhon and the other children have such pure hearts that they share with their school mates — even though they too have almost nothing.