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Camp Conquer

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Denise Domingue was at an outreach event for Camp Conquer, a day camp for grieving children in the community that helps them process those emotions and learn coping skills to handle their feelings. A boy stood in front of the table, clearly wanting t... Read full article

Ella's Endeavor

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The birth of a child is a day of celebration and joy, excitement and smiles. For some parents, however, that day can take an unexpected turn when they find out their child has been diagnosed with Down Syndrome. ... Read full article

Destined for Cupcake Greatness

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Haley, 19, has always loved to bake. As a child, she could usually be found carefully icing something she had just whipped up in the kitchen for her family.... Read full article

It Takes a Village

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It takes a village to raise a child, and Shayna Landry and Amy LeJeune have created a village to support some of the most vulnerable children in our area. The Foster Village provides supplies such as clothing, toys, school supplies, and school unifor... Read full article

Louisiana Spirit

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The summer sunshine gleams off the blacktop road in a neighborhood near Greenwell Springs. FEMA trailers stand in front of vacant houses, and abandoned homes dot the street with cracked windows and tall grass.... Read full article



Reaching Out to Refugees

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We are living in a time of refugee crisis. Refugees are people fleeing conflict or persecution. They are defined and protected in international law, and must not be expelled or returned to situations where their lives and freedom are at risk.... Read full article

CASA: Court Appointed Special Advocates

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You’ve probably heard about CASA on the radio during their playhouse giveaway or maybe on a billboard, but you may have no idea what the advocates actually do.... Read full article

Dad at School is Cool: Watch D.O.G.S. at Mayfair Lab School

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Once his children entered elementary school, each year he thought, “Somebody should start that Watch D.O.G.S. program. Somebody should really do that.” But, nothing happened.... Read full article

Knock Knock Children’s Museum

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Knock and the door will be opened. This summer, Baton Rouge families will walk through the doors of early childhood education paradise.... Read full article

Dose of the Coast

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Ashley Ferguson and her brothers grew up spending their weekends on the water. Their father shared his passion for fishing with them, taking them out in the boat and enjoying days relaxing under the sun.... Read full article

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