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'Bigs' needed for 'Littles'

November 02, 2017 | By Natalie Reid Miller, Observer-Reporter | Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh

Although "Big" Pam Slomiany and her "Little" enjoy activities like paddleboarding and bowling, it's the little things that make a big impact.

"It's more based on a relationship rather than monetary gifts and giving," said Slomiany, a "Big" with Big Brothers Big Sisters Pittsburgh. "Just to know someone else besides a parent is caring about them and encouraging them … it makes a big difference."

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Back to the Future

November 29, 2016 | By Big Brother Remi | Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh

As a child, I remember spending countless hours in front of the television watching "Back to the Future." I dreamed about driving a DeLorean designed just for time travel so I could alter my childhood. I wanted to create a past that was no longer marred by memories of a fragmented home and an absentee dad. But unlike the movie, I could not go back in time.

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