Archive for 四月, 2018

七旬老伯5年给卧病老人勤派饭

李徳源每天三餐都送饭盒给区内行动不便的老人家。(谢智扬摄)

七旬阿伯献爱心,当义工五年,每天帮忙派送三餐给行动不便或生病的老人,收获了欢乐与友谊。

家住菜市街第24座组屋的76岁阿伯李徳源当过建筑工友和清洁工,已退休11年,五年前加入景万岸菜市乐龄活动中心当义工。

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‘We batter them with kindness’: schools that reject super-strict values

Unconditional positive regard’ towards even badly behaved pupils is growing in popularity

It is a bitterly cold Yorkshire morning and outside a school in Barnsley staff are involved in the most important part of the school day.

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音乐治疗师弹吉他哼哼唱唱 助病患疗愈身心

癌末病患林金木一看见林雯滇就露出笑脸,一起唱歌时虽然有时中气不足,但依旧努力唱满每句歌词,有时也与林雯滇话家常,说说往事。(邬福梁摄)

“小城故事多,充满喜和乐,若是你到小城来,收获特别多……”

和雅西西慈怀病院(Assisi Hospice)音乐治疗师林雯滇(32岁)安排碰面的地点是胃腺癌(gastric adenocarcinoma)末期病患林金木(78岁)的病房。

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Crossing Divides: The battle to unite former child soldiers in peace

The Reverend Jacky Manuputty is still haunted by the blessings he gave Christian fighters during the conflict with Muslims on the Indonesian island of Ambon, almost 20 years ago.

“I never carried a machine gun, but my thoughts, my prayers, my blessings destroyed more than a gun ever could. By blessing them, they came to believe that this was a holy war,” he recalls after the Sunday service at his church, the oldest on the island.

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收银员凭苦干才能 当上昇菘董事

何智豪从收银员做起,凭苦干才能,一路擢升当上董事。(昇菘提供)

能力比学历更重要!昇菘超市管理层不拘一格降人才,仅有中学学历的收银员,凭苦干才能,一路擢升当上董事,如今负责开拓中国市场。

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Alessandro killed a child – she became a saint, he became a Capuchin

On 5 July, 1902, Maria Goretti, a 12-year-old girl was at home alone sewing in the family house near Ancona.

Alessandro Serenelli, who had lusted after her for some time, saw his opportunity.

He entered the house and tried to force himself upon her. He was intending to rape her, but she resisted furiously.

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The Human Zoo

Selfless… Antonina and husband Jan at the zoo

AS shells thudded down on the zoo, parrots flew screeching from burning cages with their wings engulfed in flames.

Panicked zebras careered into surrounding streets, their stripes streaked with blood.

Kasia the elephant was killed immediately, her huge body lying amid the mangled, torn bodies of giraffes, antelopes and apes.

It was September 1939 and Warsaw Zoo bore the full force Nazi bombardment as Poland was invaded.

But in its ruins, the couple who ran the city’s attraction saw a chance to turn its 75 acres of cages and pens into a sanctuary of a different kind.

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