Nurturing for Community
by Nujood Ali
Nujood's childhood came to an abrupt end in 2008 when her father arranged for her to be married to a man three times her age. She tells of her married life, of her daring escape and how she obtained her freedom, an extraordinary achievement in Yemen, where almost half of all girls are married under the legal age.
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by Rebecca Skloot
Scientists know her as HeLa. Henrietta was a poor tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cells—taken without her knowledge—became one of the most important tools in medicine. The first “immortal” human cells grown in culture are still alive today, though she has been dead for more than 60 years.
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by Kate Aver Avraham
At her tol, the first-birthday party, Sara Mee plays the traditional Korean prophecy game toljabee while her extended family and friends watch.