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Spiderwebs and Ferocious Lions

“When the spiderwebs unite they can tie up even the most ferocious lion.” African proverb   This was the response of an African American woman who had just returned from the March on Washington, in 1963. Having heard Martin Luther…
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Thankful in Dallas

“Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world." Desmond Tutu November 5th was a magical evening. Fashioned for Freedom was beyond anything we could have dreamed.  The beauty…
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Kickboxing for Freedom

I'd like to introduce you to my friend Kelly. Kelly used her talents as a photographer and video producer to help us tell our girls stories more effectively, but she was so touched by meeting the girls, she didn't stop there! Watch this video…
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Nanner's Runners --By Nannette Ricaforte

Today's post comes from our dear friend and catalyst, Nannette Ricaforte. Nannette has been an integral part of My Refuge House from the time it was a dream, until now, and continues to offer her time and resources (she's an incredible photographer!)…
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That One Time I Ran for Her Life

Remember the blog Julianna wrote a couple weeks ago: The Girl Who Doesn't Run is Running for Her Life? Well, here is the follow up-- after the race. And we are excited to report that with Julianna and the other runners-- the final count of money…
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The Girl Who Doesn't Run is Running for Her Life.

I DON'T RUN. Unless there's a clown chasing me. With a knife. But even then, it's questionable. I'm the girl that reposts humorous e-cards on Pinterest that say things like, "I just ran my first marathon this morning! Just kidding, I'm on my…
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When The Rescued Rescue

This past weekend, we took your donations and distributed food to 180 families who have been severely affected by Typhoon Haiyan. All 12 of our girls stayed up late into the night, preparing the food packages for easy distribution. The pictures…