Leah Hickman

Leah is a WORLD Magazine reporter.

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Inside the outbreak: Creative coronavirus help

Business | Innovative ways to be good neighbors in a crisis
by Leah Hickman
Posted 3/27/20, 03:15 pm

According to the website Education Week, most U.S. schools will remain closed into the month of April. Schools in four states are closed “until further notice.” In total, the coronavirus has shuttered 124,000 U.S. public and private schools and kept an estimated 55.1 million students out of the classroom. This rise in “accidental homeschooling” has forced both parents and teachers to find creative ways to cope with their new normal.   

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A to Z running

Joy in the race

Sports | For marathoner Andi Ripley, running is a kind of worship
by Leah Hickman
Posted 3/26/20, 01:49 pm

After a morning run, Andi Ripley sat and stretched her legs in the bustling lobby of a downtown Atlanta hotel. Tomorrow was the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for the marathon, and 31-year-old Ripley, who was scheduled to compete, had been fighting nerves.

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Still open and aborting

Life | Abortion centers lobby against life during the coronavirus pandemic
by Leah Hickman
Posted 3/23/20, 04:10 pm

Despite lockdowns, quarantines, and a critical shortage of medical supplies, pro-abortion groups are pushing to keep abortion businesses running.

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