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At First Sight

June 10, 2019 | By Sherry Knight | Pet Search

The phone call came very early in the morning.

An employee of Tractor Supply called Pet Search after a kitten was discovered crying pitifully underneath a dumpster behind the store.

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A Donor's a Donor, No Matter How Small!

June 10, 2019 | By Frank Sarris Public Library | Frank Sarris Public Library Association

The students were dressed in a Dr. Seuss way, ready to work but also to play. 

 Here was a Who and a fish that was blue. There was even a Cat in the Hat (or two).

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It's the Simple Things

June 10, 2019 | By Washington County Community Foundation | CASA for Kids, Inc

I always knew our time together would be limited. And it’s been a long journey for her.

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Finding Freedom

June 10, 2019 | By Matt Taylor | TRPIL

I will never forget the date. It was August 13, 2011.

I woke up that Saturday morning in the Intensive Care Unit at the University of Maryland’s Medical Center. I was told that I had a diving accident. I did not yet realize my entire life was about to change. 

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If Only for a Moment

June 10, 2019 | By Janice Citeroni | Presbyterian SeniorCare

Midge watches cows being milked on a dairy farm.

Donna paints watercolor masterpieces with just one touch.

Frank belts out tunes on the karaoke machine.

All call the Woodside Neighborhood, a dementia-specific personal care community at the Presbyterian SeniorCare Network Washington campus, home.

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Through Sophie's Eyes

June 10, 2019 | By Washington County Community Foundation | United Way of Washington County

My name is Sophie. I’m 23 years old, and I have a three-year-old son named Charlie. I work in sales at the mall, and it helps me to support my son. My dream is to one day be a nurse. 

I am sitting in a chair in my manager’s office. Her face looks serious.

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