affect the feelings and reactions of others, you raise kids who really docare.
was appalled to learn that peopleuse the Internet to harass others(Outrageous! “Keyboard Cowards”).It seems like no one understands pri-vacy or respect anymore. The Webis for sharing information, not forshielding creeps who bully others.Thanks for the tips on how toprotect one’s reputation.
An Mien Nguyen,
These “keyboard cowards”have no respect for them-selves or anyone else. I wasraised in an orphanage andtook a lot of teasing. Oneof my “angels” there told methat anytime someone triesto hurt or disrespect youwith negative words, saysomething positive in return.I’ve been an educator for45 years, and I will continueto share this advice withmy students.
hewordsofauthorKateBraestrup(“GreatInspirations”),whose sonenlisted in the Marines, could nothave come at a better time. My sonrecently joined the Navy, and whileI’m proud of him, I had the samefears and concerns as Braestrup.Now, having read her story, I canbetter cope with his leaving. I hope
I L L U S T R A T E D B Y K E N C A T A L I N O
“I’m not sure why, but you’re startingto irritate me, Betty.”
1 Idea + 38 Million Readers = New Hope
Since you told your readers
O for Life and how 900 students broughtwater to a village in Kenya, we’ve had an amazing response. One hundred schoolshave each taken on a water, sanitation, and hygiene project. Just think, 100 schoolsin developing nations will have clean water by the end of the school year. I appearedon the
show, and I am pleased to tell you that I was selected to be honoredby CNN at an “Inspire” conference for women in December. It all started with your article “Quenching a Thirst” (Make It Matter, June 2008). Your readers arehelping us bring clean water to the world.
New Brighton, Minnesota