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Young Woman Goes from Hopelessness to Helping Others

As a foster child from a troubled family, Cordelia Cranshaw had a lot working against her. But, at age 23 and against the odds, she earned a master's degree in social work. Now, she’s helping other at-risk children not just survive, but thrive. Once a week after school, a group of middle schoolers meets with Cranshaw and mentors from Acts of Random Kindness, or ARK, the non-profit she founded. The students share experiences, write in their journals and read. Today, they're...

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