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A Peanut Unshelled: Titus Goes to School

I remember him for two reasons. The first-he was so shy. The second-his big name out-sized his tiny body. It was a day of excitement for me, but I am sure one of trepidation for all of the 40 children attending our first day of evaluations at Cornerstone Preparatory Academy....

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Wycliffe: An Emerging Cornerstone Star

Wycliffe (5), full of personality, is a bouncy new kindergartner at Cornerstone. With a brilliant smile, he says hi to us every day by shaking hands or trading high-fives. We are marveling at his rapidly improving English and are cheering inside as he learns to count aloud in class. Wycliffe...

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Cornerstone Scholarship Program

Cornerstone Preparatory Academy 2016 is off to a great start! The inaugural class of 40 students from the community has been welcomed with open arms to school, currently held on-site at Naomi’s Village. An education at Cornerstone Preparatory Academy is their opportunity to leave poverty in the dust! Cornerstone Preparatory...

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Simple Gifts

The Naomi’s Village Land Cruiser took a sharp left hand turn off the bumpy dirt path. The team was on our way back to Jane Wanjiro’s house. Our driver, Paul, squeezed expertly between cactus hedges, miraculously creating a road out of only a footpath. The gathering clouds overhead began to...

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Echoes

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. -Robert Brault The night she came in 1997, I was surprisingly unprepared. Lying on the carpet in our small Lewisville, TX apartment watching SportsCenter around midnight, the moment of truth caught me...

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The Possibility of a Miracle

The date was December 3. I was probably somewhere deep inside of Green Library, surrounded by books and having my first experience with the stress that accompanies a week of college finals. Or maybe I was unsuccessfully trying to ride my bike, wave to a friend, and balance a much-needed...

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