Documentary: Guns and Empathy

Documentary: Guns and Empathy

Do I carry a gun with me always? Everywhere I go. This is the first time in five or six years I didn’t have a firearm on me. I did bring a knife. I personally hate guns now. When we were shot there was there’s nothing I could have done had I been armed with

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MAKING EDUCATION WORK FOR LATINAS IN THE U.S

MAKING EDUCATION WORK FOR LATINAS IN THE U.S

Today 25 million Latinas live in the US, and more than eight million of them are younger than 18. And these women have extraordinary potential, but far too many of them live in poverty and lack educational opportunity. I started the Eva Longoria Foundation to help Latinas access resources and opportunities to build better futures.

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Mercia Tapping’s Will to Live & Dance

Mercia Tapping’s Will to Live & Dance

♪ It’s 2015, and I’m watching “Dancing With The Stars” with awe and amazement at the dancers, but with a little wistfulness, because, alas, that could never be me. And now, I’m too old. And I’m also far too sick. I get up, and I’m moving across my living room, clutching onto furniture just to

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