Five Lessons Robert Taught Our Community

Robbie Wood Richmond VA

The Richmond area experienced a miracle last week.  When Robert Wood, Jr. went missing in the Hanover County woods Sunday evening, the community sat on pins and needles until he was recovered safely on Friday, September 28th.  Here are some lessons that we learned as a community in the past week Our community is filled [...]

What You Should Know About Pediatric Cancer

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Are you aware? Every school day, 46 children will be diagnosed with cancer. Kids get cancer too. In fact, it’s the #1 cause of death by disease in children. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.   Given the statistics, you would think that there would be more attention paid to the subject.  After all, every [...]

The truth about work equality

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  Pop Quiz: True or False? When you combine time spent in both paid and unpaid work, women put in an average of 15 more hours each week than men. According to a recent TIME magazine article by Ruth Davis Konigsberg, this previously accepted fact is actually FALSE.  Surprised? So was I. I think I [...]