Against All Odds

Today marks the annual International Day of Persons with Disabilities. This day is geared towards helping us to understand the challenges people with disabilities face and to support their dignity, rights and well-being in our communities, workplaces, institutions of learning, etc. This year’s theme is: “Leadership and participation of persons with disabilities toward an inclusive,… Read More Against All Odds

From Up There

Astronaut Ellen Ochoa became the first Hispanic woman to go into space when she travelled there aboard the space shuttle, Discovery.  From there, she enjoyed the vista of earth. This was written for the Weekend Writing Prompt by Sammi Cox. For instructions, click Here. Sources: Britannica; Encyclopedia

The Unlikely Spy

There were other reasons, too. Seventy-five percent of Jews survived in France. And so many non-Jews risked their lives to save ours. Wasn’t that our duty to defend our country too? It was our duty, absolutely – Marthe Cohn Born a French Jew in Metz, France on 13 April 1920, Marthe Hoffnung never once imagined… Read More The Unlikely Spy