Threads of Compassion

Students Esther Adewumi and Julia Kolt founded the Crochet for a Cause Club at Newton College and Career Academy. Together, with the help of sponsor Kemily Pattillo, they have turned

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Forever Young

Kathleen Hooper celebrated the 101st birthday of her remarkable life on March 17. The middle child born to Elbert and Mamie Capes, she has outlived 10 siblings, married twice, reveled

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Take Nothing for Granted

Shawn Randolph had never heard of transverse myelitis until he woke up to complete paralysis in his legs in 2012. He continues to move forward with his life despite not

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Sobering Perspective

As the first female African American student at Oxford College of Emory University, Ann Slaughter saw the institution as a ‘multicultural academic oasis’ during a time when overt racism was more the norm than the exception.

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Throwing Out a Lifeline

Opened in 2016, the Newton Pregnancy Resource Center utilizes a small staff and a group of volunteers to provide services free of charge to mothers in need, regardless of age, race or religion.

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Angels Among Us

The neonatal intensive care unit at Piedmont Newton Hospital—and the nurses and physicians who staff it—has been nothing short of a Godsend for parents of premature children.

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Shepherds of the Sun

Snapping Shoals EMC—in partnership with the Newton College and Career Academy—operates the first sheep-resident solar farm in the state of Georgia.

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