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Young Journalist Award Junior Runner-up: Listen to the lollipop lady

26 Jul 2014 | Samantha Kintanar


Being a crossing supervisor isn't just about plastering a smile on your face and blowing your whistle when it's time to cross. Marina has made sure of that. 'You have to have a good personality', Marina commented, 'and you have to be crossing supervisor for that person who wants to cross, no matter who they are.'


Overcoming your worst fears

26 Jul 2014

With the help of photographer Peter Casamento, our young writers tackle some of the biggest fears teenagers face.


Playlist: The bravery edition

26 Jul 2014 | Madeleine Kuyken

Here are some movies, books and songs to help give you that extra bit of courage.


Six extreme saints

26 Jul 2014

The meek may be blessed, but it takes real courage to be a saint. Our six editors look at some saints who lived God's mission to the max.


Reflection questions & activities: 'A refugee's hip hop odyssey'

12 Jun 2014 | Clare Deignan

Reflection questions & activities for the article, 'A refugee's hip hop odyssey', from the Winter 2014 edition


Giving back what was taken

12 Jun 2014 | Lauren Muscat

 Kristi Van Es created Offspring to help human trafficking victims in India and give back what was taken from them.


Reflection questions & activities: 'Changing someone else’s world' 

28 May 2014 | Clare Deignan

Reflection questions & activities for the article, 'Changing someone else’s world', from the Winter 2014 edition


A refugee’s hip hop odyssey

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28 May 2014 | Michele Gierck

There are many ways to tell stories; scribing or speaking are common art forms. But when a powerful personal story, a rugged African refugee tale which has brewed over many years, is told in song by a passionate musician whose life has been carved out by that experience, there’s a dynamism and a conviction which beckons audiences—and challenges too.


The value of a life

28 May 2014 | Clare Deignan

A disability acquired as an infant has shaped Angela Moore’s life in many different ways. Growing up with Angela also had a big impact on her sister, Michelle McIntosh. Angela is now inspiring students as a teacher, while Michelle is doing medical research to help save the lives of women in Africa.


A letter to Tolkien

28 May 2014 | Michael McGirr

Dear Tolkien, It seems strange just to call you by your surname. Your wife, Edith, always called you Ronald. Your many friends at Oxford University tended to call you Tollers and to some you were Professor Tolkien. 


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