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Winter Festivals

People think of summertime as a great time to celebrate outdoors with parades, fireworks, and parties. However, many different places in the world also hold outdoor festivals to celebrate the beauty and wonder of winter. … Read more

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Little Free Food Pantries

Did you know that food insecurity is a problem that over 40 million people face and that at least nine million of those people are children? Food insecurity means people do not consistently have enough … Read more

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Human Rights and the World Cup

This winter, millions of people will enjoy the World Cup. Hosted in Qatar, this will be the first World Cup in the Middle East. However, many groups are raising concerns about human rights abuses in … Read more

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Who Should Appear on US Currency?

You’ve probably noticed that most US money today has images of White men on it. Usually, they are former presidents. Sometimes they are people who signed the United States Constitution. This tradition started in the … Read more

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What Are Midterm Elections?

Have you seen signs for elections in people’s yards? Maybe you have seen or heard commercials for candidates. Midterm elections take place on Tuesday, November 8. What exactly are midterm elections? Midterm elections are elections … Read more

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Give Kids the World Village

Many people think about vacations they think of Central Florida. Some people might have trouble travelling though. Give Kids the World Village gives children with life threatening illnesses and their families a place to have … Read more

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Native Truths at the Field Museum

In 2019, a photographer for the Field Museum of Chicago, Illinois, took a photograph at the Meskwaki Annual Powwow. This is a large gathering and celebration of the Meskwaki Nation. The Meskwaki Nation is a … Read more

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Millions of People Threatened by Hurricanes

On September 28, Hurricane Ian struck Florida, causing catastrophic damage [massive physical damage] to many Florida communities. The storm had already passed through Cuba, leaving a path of destruction there. It gained strength as it crossed … Read more

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Celebrating the Life of Queen Elizabeth II

On September 8, 2022, Queen Elizabeth II died peacefully. She was monarch of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth. The United Kingdom includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, while the Commonwealth is made up … Read more