Archive for 十二月, 2014

A son’s Christmas Gift

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There are Christmas miracles after all.

For Joe Riquelme’s parents, the miracle came in the form of a plain white envelope containing a handwritten note from their son telling them he had paid off their mortgage.

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Living on the road

Joshua and Jessa Works decided to ditch their nine-to-five routine in order to travel the U.S.

Joshua and Jessa Works decided to ditch their nine-to-five routine in order to travel the U.S.

Ever felt like getting away from it all? Well one Kansas couple took that adage really to heart and departed on an incredible adventure across the U.S. with their young son – quitting their jobs and selling everything they owned to do it.

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实习老师 翻转偏乡教育获表扬

实习教师欧大荣(左)和陈晓雯(右),深入偏乡学校教书获教部表扬。 记者林秀姿/摄影

实习教师欧大荣(左)和陈晓雯(右),深入偏乡学校教书获教部表扬。 记者林秀姿/摄影

原本翘脚、臭脸,在教室宛如边缘人的学生,也可以透过教师的引导,爱上学习。教育部昨天颁发「教育实习学生(教师)楷模奖」,来自离岛澎湖的教师欧大荣设计了两颗足球的足球赛,让学生爱上体育;原本想当新闻主播的陈晓雯,则在讲台上找到孩子脸上照向她的镁光灯,立志到偏乡学校教书。

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Prof with soft spot for kids in trouble

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During the nine months that then 18-year-old John Lau (not his real name) was under probation for his involvement in gang activities in 1998, he had tuition twice a week with probation officer Chan Wing Cheong.

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美国的慈善之父-安德鲁•卡内基

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从纺织厂童工到美国首富,钢铁大王安德魯.卡內基(Andrew Carnegie)的一生充满传奇。卡内基(13岁从苏格兰移民到美国的穷小子,却在短时间内成为了举世闻名的钢铁大王,他一生主要的财富也正来源于他创立的卡内基钢铁公司。他在65岁时把自己的钢铁公司卖给了摩根财团的钢铁公司。

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Principal raises money, buys shoes for each student

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A southern Indiana elementary school principal couldn’t help but notice a lot of her students didn’t have proper shoes. This holiday season, she set out to raise money to make sure all of the children would have a brand new pair.

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Touching Tribute Atop White House Christmas Tree

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A Hilliard man got the chance of a lifetime, as well as his Christmas wish, when he was called to decorate the most famous house in the country.

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