“Everything will be OK”

“Everything will be OK”

The Feb 1 military coup in Myanmar has been rebuked by the international community and resisted by the people of Myanmar, who resent having the results of their election nullified by a group of corrupt generals. Unlike previous resistance movements in 1998, 2007 and...
A Swimmer Super Hero

A Swimmer Super Hero

Six year old Mya Osborne noticed something out of place in the family swimming pool: her 3 year old cousin, Kane,  was lying motionless at the bottom! None of the other kids or adults nearby saw what was happening, so Mya acted quickly. She jumped into the pool and...
“The answers lie within each of us”

“The answers lie within each of us”

Native American communities have suffered the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic disproportionally. this is especially true in Dinétah, the Navajo lands. In May of 2020 the rate of COVID infection in Dinétah surpassed that of New York state. Moreover, access to food and...
The Puerto Rican Rambo

The Puerto Rican Rambo

When Jorge Otero-Barreto left medical school to pursue a military career, he did not plan to spend the next ten years fighting in the jungles of Vietnam. But he was a consummate warrior. He served five tours in Vietnam and engaged in over 350 missions. “A...
“For your tomorrow, we gave our today”

“For your tomorrow, we gave our today”

Some have called it “Britain’s Greatest Battle,” others have declared it to be the “Stalingrad of the East.”  By all accounts, the Battle of Kohima was a turning point in the struggle to thwart the Japanese invasion of India in early...
“The Best Of Us All”

“The Best Of Us All”

She “had a head on her shoulders and a will of iron”, according to a French Resistance group leader in 1943.  Even as a child, Andrée Raymonde Borrel was tough. She enjoyed hiking and climbing and had a passion for cycling. And she also had a sense of...