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More than 20 years ago, under President George H. W. Bush’s leadership, the Points of Light movement began, its core mission the…
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In recent years, we have had an incredible line-up of prestigious speakers, including First Lady Michelle Obama, artist Jon Bon Jovi, actress…
After years of teaching in the United States, raising two children, enjoying 3 lovely granddaughters, and traveling frequently to Central America, a…
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