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Ben Carson: A role model

Poverty | The retired neurosurgeon has an opportunity to help and inspire millions who live in poverty in America’s inner cities
by Cal Thomas
Posted 1/17/17, 03:42 pm

During his Senate confirmation hearing, Dr. Ben Carson, secretary of Housing and Urban Development–designate, told a story from his childhood. He said his mother used to work cleaning beautiful homes. One day she asked him if he would rather live in those nice houses or the house in which he and his brother lived in Detroit. She told him that only he could decide the type of home he would eventually live in by how much he studied in school and the choices he made for his life.

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Compassion International

Compassion International faces eviction from India

International Aid | Time may be running out for Christian charities in the world’s largest democracy
by Evan Wilt
Posted 12/06/16, 03:21 pm

WASHINGTON—Compassion International, a Christian nongovernmental organization that aids 145,000 impoverished Indian children, has three weeks left in the country unless officials give it a reprieve.

“We’ve simply run out of funds,” Stephen Oakley, the group’s senior vice president and general counsel, told the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee today.

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Hillbilly Elegy and Trump supporters

Books | J.D. Vance’s story of growing up in Appalachia sheds light on what drives angry voters
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 9/17/16, 10:26 am

The book I positively reviewed in the Aug. 20 issue of WORLD Magazine, J.D. Vance’s Hillbilly Elegy, is getting a lot of press attention now, and I understand why. Since journalists who live in the liberal echo chamber often don’t know anyone who’s voting for Donald Trump, they’re trying to understand how some smart people can be, in big media estimation, so stupid.

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