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Performing with the Buddha

Last May, former Marine Daniel Goolsby, 61, lost his job and fell into a deep depression. His savings gone, he was three months behind on his rent—and fed up with psychiatrists who wanted to “fix” his depression with heavy medication. Goolsby dragged himself, a downtrodden man, to St. Patrick Center in St. Louis, Missouri, hoping […]

By Emma Varvaloucas

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Attention to Death

So many deaths I have been a part of, so many patients, families, caregivers, and volunteers have touched my life. Together we’ve created a kind of peaceful revolution whose battle cry is as quiet and profound as two strangers holding hands before death. We’ve gone to the edge of our fear of death, of our […]

By Emma Varvaloucas

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Art As A Weapon

Last year street artist Shepard Fairey spent several days painting a three-story-high mural of a Burmese monk on the side of a building in downtown San Diego, and Breadtruck Films’ Jeffrey Durkin was there to film the entire process. Durkin, who works out of a converted Wonder Bread truck—now a mobile film studio, and the […]

By Emma Varvaloucas

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Good Work Spring 2011

A Spinal Injury SanghaIn August of 2000, Kanak Mani Dixit, an editor and publisher from Kathmandu, Nepal, set out on a trek around the Annapurna Circuit trail, several hours north of his home. After.

By Sam Mowe, Rachel Hiles

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Good Work, Winter 2010

A Walk to Remember On April 16, 2007, Jeana Moore’s granddaughter, Jada Bascom, was born with acute myeloid leukemia. Today she is alive and thriving, thanks to a bone marrow transplant and a community.

[Rachel, Hiles] and [Monty, McKeever] and [Sam, Mowe] Rachel Hiles Monty McKeever Sam Mowe

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Charities Fall 2010

Despite some of the best animal protection laws in the world and a renowned heritage of reverence for life, modern India is a country where millions of animals suffer severe neglect or abuse. Help.

[Anna, Bernhard] , [Monty, McKeever] and [Sam, Mowe] Monty McKeever
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