Friday Round-up: this week in the news

  • The DC area was lucky to survive the past weeks of natural disasters with minimal damage. Here’s a reminder that some are still struggling to recover: http://n.pr/nwFWzt
  • Where do you go to recover from injury or illness if you don’t have a home to go to? http://bit.ly/oXsuti
  •  Controversy on caring for individuals suffering from mental illness: http://wapo.st/pBtE7O
  •  …and just in time for Labor Day weekend, an unemployment update: http://wapo.st/raYzTe

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February 6, 2019

Loretta's Story

Loretta had moved away with her husband. She found a good job as a nurse’s aide at a hospice center. Things were going well until he became abusive. Loretta prayed that it was just a phase, but it…
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Volunteer Spotlight: Natalia Li

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