Champion boxer now champions the needs of others

Sun Prairie Star

Someone once said, if you are given the opportunity, be the change you wish to see in the world.

That could describe the extraordinary journey of Colón from being bullied as a child, to becoming a national boxing sensation to becoming the President CEO of Lutheran Social Services (LSS) of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan, one of the largest nonprofits in the Midwest.… Read the rest

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More Untamed Devotions

A Call to Live in ALL CAPS

Terminally ill pastor writes book of sharing love, living fully

Patrick Slack

And do so loudly.

It’s a simple, yet powerful message that Pastor Shane Allen Burton wants to share with everyone. And Burton, a 1987 Anoka High School graduate who served at churches in Andover and Fridley, among others, is shouting it out for everyone to hear in his June release of “More Untamed Devotions,” a follow-up to his first book.… Read the rest

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The Morning Blend Interview with Lora Hyler

There’s no doubt that the world has changed due to coronavirus, and Lora Hyler is on a mission to help kids navigate the new norms. Inspired by Emory Global Health Institute’s competition to help children deal with the effects of coronavirus (no schoolroom, no playdates, changes in family celebrations, etc.),… Read the rest

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New Coronavirus Book Helps Children Understand Changes in their Lives

Milwaukee Community Journal
May 29, 2020

Children’s book author and former NPR journalist, Lora Hyler has written a new children’s book, Our Bodies Stay Home, Our Imaginations Run Free inspired by Emory Global Health Institute.

Children within the U.S. and throughout the world have seen their normal lives uprooted by coronavirus and are experiencing the emotional lows and highs unforeseen just two months ago.… Read the rest

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