Iron Caterpillars

Stories of courage and strength about children and youth. “The soul is healed by being with children.” Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Brave Boy Sam is an active 11-year old boy who loves to play roller hockey, football, and basketball. He has loved participating in his school’s theater club where his inner thespian gets to shine. This summer he’s excited to...

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The Muck and Murk of Grief

By Cathy Knutsen My son has Neurofibromatosis, or NF, a genetic central nervous system disorder in which tumors can form on any nerve of the body. It can cause deformity, learning disabilities, scoliosis, vision disorders, mental disabilities, epilepsy, cardiovascular...

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Sweet Sixteen

By Brigette Neal It was Friday night, my friend had convinced me there was a "great" party we needed to check out, in a neighborhood near ours. Our usual drill was sneaking out her bedroom window, either walking somewhere to attend a "great" party, or sneaking her...

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