As a teenager, Emily Kerr watched and learned from her older sister, Brittany, an elementary school teacher. Brittany’s passion for her young students inspired Emily to pursue a teaching degree herself.
Walking through downtown Dublin, GA, you might not notice the modest building at 410 Academy Avenue. Yet for many, the J.O.Y. Clinic inside is a medical and spiritual haven.
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Growing up wasn’t easy for Whitney Gilliard. Her mother abandoned her, her father died, and her life was a series of moving from home to home.
It is easy to give when you have so much, but what about after you’ve lost it all?
When Lawrenceville middle schoolers Noelle Gorinas and Anna Hardy learned that 3,000 children in Gwinnett County face homelessness, they pulled out the slime and got to work.
As a child, Bonnie Rachael fell in love with horses. As a teenager, she credited horses with getting her life back on track. And now as an adult, she’s changing lives through Faith Equestrian Center.
The fifth-graders call him Mr. Bobby or Officer Bobby. Some in the Laurens County schools even call him Uncle Bobby. The affection for Sheriff’s Deputy Bobby Brantley is real, and so is his impact on those children.
As a young man in his 20s, Domonic Purviance found himself struggling with a pretty profound question: What does it mean to be a man?
Imagine the frustration and hopelessness when everyday experiences that should be safe and comfortable are not.
Life has taken some rocky turns for Barbara Ross — a bad marriage (two, actually), poor health, and bouts of depression over the years.