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The chances of a dog found on the streets ending up in a stable, happy forever home are, sadly, pretty slim. If you’re a dog like Oscar, who, for reasons unknown, is paralyzed, those chances drop nearly to zero.Oscar was staring at those odds when he was picked up byContinue Reading

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Brenda Palms Barber’s honey-products program, Sweet Beginnings, has hired 275 recently released inmates since 2007, giving these men from one of the most impoverished neighborhoods in Chicago a second chance.  These men, exiting the state prison system with little formal education or job skills, are being taught the art ofContinue Reading