Krista Stevens
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  1. Photographer Sophia Hsin Documents Child Laborers in Bangladesh

    The No Child For Sale campaign aims to raise awareness of child labor within the Canadian food chain.

    Photo Essay
    This young girl spends her days picking shrimp heads in a Bangladeshi factory. All photos by Sophia Hsin.
  2. Use Your Words: Confessions of a Part-Time Parent

    Jessica muses over having the best of both worlds in her part-time job as a nanny: fun with a five-year-old and a toddler, and the relief of handing them back to their parents at the end of the day.

    Personal Musings
  3. Art
  4. For These Fourth Graders, A Project On Immigration Hits Home

    In Miriam Sicherman’s class, the students interview immigrants about their experiences in coming to America. These oral histories explore complex emotions about new beginnings.

    Education
    Photo by Kimberly M. Wang/Eardog Productions
  5. Photos from Bangladesh: A Campaign with World Vision Canada

    Photographer Sophia Hsin uses her camera to speak out against child labor: “Now that I know about these things, it seems quite foolish to stay silent.”

    Education
    Photo by Sophia Hsin
  6. Goodbye Piper

    Dementia took the mind of Bruce Jenkins’ mother, but it could not erase their shared love of words. “Take a book, and read to her just as she read to you.”

    Books
  7. Being Her by Hermon and Heroda

    Hermon and Heroda are twins who became deaf at age seven. At their blog, Being Her, they share their love for fashion, travel, and photography.

    Fashion
  8. The Alan Turing Institute

    The Alan Turing Institute is the United Kingdom’s national institute for data science. Turing’s work in theoretical and applied mathematics, engineering, and computing are considered to be the foundation of the data science field.

    Data
  9. Writer (and Former Acrobat) Allison K. Williams on Overcoming Fear

    How do you dust yourself off after rejection and move ahead?

    Inspiration
  10. Epiphany 2.0: N.K. Jemisin

    The official site of speculative fiction author N.K. Jemisin. A prolific author, Jemisin is the first black person to win the prestigious Hugo Award for best novel for The Fifth Season.

    Authors
  11. The Old Green Singers

    Angie recalls her family’s beat-up truck, “Old Green,” which became a concert hall on wheels as she, her mom, and her brothers sang their way through good times and bad.

    Family
  12. Negative Inspiration

    When there was nothing else for Kevin Richard White, there was writing: “I want them to know we’re given a voice at birth. We’re given a chance to use it. All you need is paper and time.”

    Essay
  13. The Tragically Hip

    The official site of Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip, inducted into the Order of Canada in 2017.

    Music
  14. Teaching My Kids to Survive in ‘Merica

    A mom reflects on preparing her 12-year-old sons to fly alone, to grandma’s house in today’s America: “I thought we would at least get to girls before we got to guns. But this has been an extraordinary year, full of violence and bigotry.”

    Family
  15. What Do You Love More?

    Allison K. Williams ruminates on the fear of failing: “Publication or not getting hurt feelings. What do you love more?”

    Inspiration
    Photo by wackystuff