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Sharpen Your Axe

One day, two lumberjacks decided to compete to see who could chop more lumber in 24 hours.

by Lori Bellingham, the March 31, 2015, midnight

Bringing in the New Year in Africa

As an African-American woman, I always hoped to visit a continent with rich history and ties to my ancestry. Little did I know I would bring in the 2015 New Year on a plane heading to Uganda.

by Lori Bellingham, the March 12, 2015, midnight

From the 400 Freestyle to the Fellowship

I was born with a benign tumor in my spinal cord, which caused enough nerve damage and weakness in my legs to make me eligible for the Paralympic sport system.

by Lori Bellingham, the March 9, 2015, midnight

ACYPL: Oceans Apart, and Yet We're the Same

At the height of the Roman Empire - when Istanbul was still Constantinople - a one-way trip between Rome and the Empire’s eastern capital spanned at least a month. Likely, the trip would have taken much longer.

by Jordan Miranda, the Feb. 19, 2015, midnight

Fellows as Kids

El Pomar's Fellowship is built around the idea that outstanding organizations and communities don't just happen--they evolve when great potential meets great leadership.

by Lori Bellingham, the Jan. 13, 2015, midnight

El Pomar Foundation and Toulouse-Lautrec

In 1891, on the muggy avenues of a changing Paris, a young artist’s new lithograph posters appeared for the first time. A painter by trade, his colorful and curvilinear prints were elegant in their simplicity, but most of all, provocative.

by Lori Bellingham, the Jan. 6, 2015, midnight

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