Helping Children From Broken Homes

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"Love cannot remain by itself — it has no meaning. Love has to be put into action and that action is service." - Mother Teresa This past summer I had the opportunity to perform community service and participate in an event called “Upward Bound”. The purpose of this event is to reach out to children who come from broken homes, and help them to become leaders in their homes, schools and communities. This was my second year to volunteer with Upward Bound. The first year I was helping with elementary children, but this year I was a counselor for junior high students. This experience is one I will never forget. On a Sunday morning I met the kids I would be responsible for during the following week. From the first moment I knew it was going to be an interesting week. My kids each brought...
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