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Liz Hill’s bright trajectory into the realm of government and politics all started in her Coos Bay high school. With the encouragement of then-high school principal Arnie Roblan, Hill took her first trip to Salem as part of Marshfield High... Read More
Cassandra Kasten-Arias discovered her twin passions for biology and community service as a student at Rachel Carson Environmental Middle School in Beaverton, spending volunteer hours to pull invasive weeds. At Aloha High School, she... Read More
Leif Coorlim says there are two clear themes in his work as an executive editor at CNN: justice and opportunity. Whether uncovering evidence of human trafficking in the southern United States or speaking before the European Parliament... Read More
Just being alive is a miracle Ford Scholar Dr. SreyRam Kuy is grateful for every day. Having her mother still living is an even greater joy.Both barely escaped the “killing fields” of Cambodia, where 2 million others perished under the... Read More
The foster care system is too familiar for Pamela Heisler. She knows firsthand the type of struggles families face before they lose their children.That’s why she accepted a new position in January with the Children’s Trust Fund of Oregon,... Read More
Twenty-five years ago, Richard Kitumba was a child living in the midst of a violent civil war. The Springfield resident, now 36, grew up in Democratic Republic of the Congo, a war-torn region of eastern Africa.“The Democratic Republic of... Read More