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Sasha had worked at the club since she turned 18. Her senior year included homecoming, prom, finals, and graduation. Before each of these life events, she would head to the club to dance. That money paid for her gowns, shoes, hair, and nails. Her junior year she had given birth to a beautiful baby boy…

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The Bystander Effect

WHY BYSTANDERS MATTER Most of us have heard of the BYSTANDER EFFECT.  It’s a sociological phenomenon that results in people tuning out and freezing when they are the most available and able to help someone in trouble.  We’ve all seen the news clips of a physical altercation happening while people stand by and observe, or…

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Science, sociology, religion, humanities and many other philosophies and areas of study understand the power of serving others.  Deep in the soul of every human being is a need for belonging, connection, community and the give-and-take of helping others and being helped.  Volunteering and serving others directly exerts pressure on the tendency we all have…

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