Hope Cheston, who was raped at 14, was awarded $1 billion in damages in a lawsuit.— Read on http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2018/05/24/a-rape-victim-was-just-awarded-1-billion-jurors-told-her-youre-worth-something/ Advertisements Continue reading Rape victim Hope Cheston awarded $1 billion by Georgia jury – The Washington Post
Liam @liamcunningham1 Cunningham’s comments here well worth watching. His comparisons of the situation in the world’s newest nation of South Sudan with civil war elsewhere are insightful. twitter.com/rtenews/status/992708754281062402 Continue reading Game of Thrones Star Liam Cunningham visits war torn area
Congo notified the WHO of the outbreak on May 8, and there have been around 32 suspected, probable or confirmed cases of the deadly disease since April 4, including 18 deaths, Salama said. — Read on http://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-who-hopes-to-use-ebola-vaccine-to-stem-congo-outbreak/ Continue reading WHO hopes to use Ebola vaccine to stem Congo outbreak – The Globe and Mail
“saw some civilians hiding in a bunker, cowering, looking out the door. Saw some advancing Americans coming that way. I just figured it was time to do something, to not let these people get killed. Landed the aircraft in between the Americans and the Vietnamese, told my crew chief and gunner to cover me, got out of the aircraft, went over to the American side.” — Read on http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-wiener-my-lai-hugh-thompson-20180316-story.html Continue reading Raw Courage: The forgotten hero who stopped the My Lai massacre
Words spark wars, or Cause them to cease; Cackle forth havoc, or Calm waters for peace. Words wound, Words mend Words rise up as Enemy, Traitor or Friend. Use them wisely. Use them well. Use them to cast only peace —hope’s healing spell. Continue reading Enemy, Traitor, Friend?