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Willie-Barrow
Just last year I wrote about the Rev. Willie T. Barrow, nicknamed the Little Warrior, as an example of seasoned civil rights leaders who chose to stay in the battle instead of retiring.
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It seems so easy. We pass a veteran in uniform in an airport or on the street and we nod and say, “Thank you for your service.”
Elder Louise Battle
When Louise Battle's husband died, their son was 7 and their daughter, 12. The grief was deep, but through her leadership and abiding faith, her family has not only maintained, but soared.
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The tables were stacked high with groceries: pasta, peanut butter, cans of peaches and beans. In front, an assembly line of volunteer workers packed them in brown paper bags and passed them along to be loaded into cartons for delivery to a food bank.
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The recently installed head of the Internal Revenue Service, John Koskinen, dropped in on members of the media the other day at the National Press Club in Washington.
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Why are there so few veterans in Congress these days?
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On Sept. 11, 2013, nearly two-thirds of AARP employees will not show up for work. Instead, they will be gardening, painting, reading to children, sorting and cleaning eyeglass donations, making toys and blankets for shelter animals, offering hygiene kits and friendly conversation to the local…
Sage Ted and Seeker Kyree play each other in a game of checkers during the Sages & Seekers program in Spring Grove, PA.
Bad drivers.
Helping others by pushing snow
Recently, I was travelling across the upper plains, when I woke up to the thermometer reading negative 26 degrees. I hadn't experienced these kinds of temperatures since I lived in Minnesota as a child.
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This is a guest post by Margot Seay. Margot is AARP's first National Volunteer Director. 
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