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Visit to US cost 'Living Goddess" her title

Several weeks ago, I read a story in The New York Times regarding a "Living Goddess" from Nepal. According to the article, Sajani Shakya, who is 10, was in town to promote a documentary about the living goddesses of Nepal. There are currently twelve...

More teens going all the way

"I didn't think it would happen to me." "It was only our first time." "Sometimes we used protection." These are all too often the reactions when teenagers discover that either they or their friend are pregnant. Both in England and the United States...

Bilingualism: do your kids speak more than one language?

I didn't have the chance to take a foreign language until I was in seventh grade. In my children's school district, they will not be able to take a foreign language until they are in high school. Last week, I was in Ottawa, Ontario, for a week for...

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