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June 10, 2019 | By Joanna Dragan | SPHS CARE Center

Lisa had changed. Once a successful student, academically, athletically, and socially, she no longer cared about the things that had once brought her joy. Her grades began to drop, she avoided her friends, and she quit her school’s soccer team.  

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Saving the Sarahs

June 10, 2019 | By Kathy Cameron | Washington County Gay Straight Alliance

“I came here to die.” 

I had no idea the impact those five words were about to have on me.

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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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