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Alcoholics Anonymous

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“Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.) taught me how to live. The spiritual solution this program taught me has held up to every problem I have encountered over the last 14 years. I never have to drink again and neither does any other alcoholic—and that is an ... Read full article

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

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When Dot Thibodeaux found herself raising her grandson, she felt alone and like she had no one to turn to for guidance. It turned out her friend, Danna Spayde, was facing the same issues as Dot, so they decided to form a support group called “Second ... Read full article

“No” is a Complete Sentence

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It may not be 100 percent accurate according to my former English teacher, but in my book, it is.  Too many times I catch myself giving reasons to my kids for why I tell them “No,” and I just don’t have that much time in my life at this point to kee... Read full article

Crisis Intervention Center

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After a series of suicides occured on LSU’s campus, the students needed someone they could reach out to for emotional support, and so, THE PHONE, a crisis helpline, was born. ... Read full article

100 Black Women of Baton Rouge

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When her young goddaughter’s parents passed away, 100 Black Women of Baton Rouge Chapter President, Dr. Tamiara L. Wade, was thrust into a mentoring role for her. It was through this experience that Dr. Wade realized how important an organization lik... Read full article



I'm Not Here for Your Entertainment

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Now that we are in the full swing of summer, my children drag themselves out of their rooms each morning, and before they even get the sleep out of their eyes, they ask...“What are we doing today?”... Read full article

STAR

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Sexual assault is an intensely personal crime, and it is a national health crisis that affects men, women, and children of all races and classes. STAR is “here to make sure survivors know regardless of what type of sexual trauma they’ve had, we are h... Read full article

Let Them Sweat

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Let it be summer. Let them play, make up games, sweat, and don’t feel bad for them at all.... 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

I Need a Pager Again

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The days of pagers (or beepers) seem so long ago, but sometimes, I think I could use one now. No matter where you go these days, someone is on their phone either talking, reading, or playing a game. These so-called phones are more of an information/e... Read full article

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