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December 3 2014

From ONE Wed Dec 3 2014, 10:06:32

By chef, foodie and activist Andrew Zimmern, host of Bizarre Foods I'm headed to Capitol Hill right now (with some of my good chef friends Pati Jinich, Hugh Acheson and Nina Compton) to meet with members of Congress and urge them to pass the bipartisan energy bill you've been working on all year. Will you send...

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From ONE Wed Dec 3 2014, 09:15:53

This guest blog is from Liberian nurse Louise Gaye.  She works at ELWA Ebola Treatment Unit in Monrovia, and is featured in our Ebola: Waiting video alongside stars from around the world. While the world waited to respond to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, healthcare workers like Louise have been there from the start. Risking...

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December 2 2014

From ONE Tue Dec 2 2014, 15:55:41

If you're in Washington, D.C., or New York City this week, you might have spotted a couple of familiar faces - Speaker of the House John Boehner and Majority Leader Harry Reid - taking a tour of famous landmarks around town. Except there are a couple of things that are a bit peculiar: they're life-size cardboard cutouts,...

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From ONE Tue Dec 2 2014, 11:58:31

By father, grandfather and World Concern activist Rod Robinson. This piece was originally published in The Huffington Post. Two years ago, my son Jordan--a freshman in high school at the time--launched a chain of events that transformed an entire village half a world away. It also transformed the way our family gives during the holidays....

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December 1 2014

From ONE Mon Dec 1 2014, 17:20:00

Around the holidays, one of my family's favorite activities is to build a big puzzle. And as anyone who's ever built a puzzle knows, putting it together is a lot easier when you can see and use the box lid--the completed picture--as a guide. So as I sat at the White House's event for World...

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From ONE Mon Dec 1 2014, 13:39:22

The idiom that if at first you don't succeed, try, try again came true for Friends of the Global Fund Africa (Friends Africa) of Nigeria who finally emerged winner of the $100,000 ONE Africa Award at the third time of trying. The announcement, during a glittering ceremony that was beamed live on Africa's biggest reality show,...

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From ONE Mon Dec 1 2014, 13:10:03

This #GivingTuesday is the perfect time for us to once again feature some amazing organizations that are working tirelessly to contain Ebola and provide health care and education to affected communities in West Africa. With the help of our community partner, World Moms Blog, we've asked a sampling of mothers from 5 continents about why they think it's...

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From ONE Mon Dec 1 2014, 09:32:31

Raegan Moya-Jones is the co-founder and CEO of aden + anais, the baby care brand globally recognized for its muslin swaddles and products for babies and family and a (RED) partner. She is guest curating ONE Girls and Women this December. Becoming a mum is the ultimate blessing. From the moment one learns that she is...

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From ONE Mon Dec 1 2014, 08:04:36

The world has made incredible progress in the fight against HIV/AIDS--adding millions more people to life-saving treatment, gradually reducing the rate of new HIV infections, contributing more financial resources, and developing better tools to fight the disease along the way. But for more than three decades, the deadly disease has been outpacing us, with more...

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November 26 2014

From ONE Wed Nov 26 2014, 11:06:33

While millions of Americans will be gathering around full tables of food this Thanksgiving, it's important to remember that many people in parts of West Africa are suffering from lack of access to food due to the Ebola crisis. Samwar Fallah reports from the quarantined town of Gozohn on Liberia's central coast. This piece was originally posted on Ebola...

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