sábado, 14 de mayo de 2011

WOPG Newsletter - The hypnotizing Jean Shepherd, excerpts from Buenos Aires, the groundbreaking ceremony for FFP Ghana and more

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Monday Morning Sanctuary
In his prime, Jean Shepherd hypnotized audiences for hours with stories about the landscape of the United States during the 1960s and '70s. His subjects included Nixon/Agnew bumper stickers, Alka Seltzer TV commercials, Green Stamps, and the hallowed Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval.

Pass the Bus!
A couple of days ago, driving from New York City to my home in Woodstock and stuck behind a bus, I started hearing weird metallic sounds coming from my engine.
Ouch! I was already paying thousands of dollars to my son's orthodontist and had zero interest in shelling out more for an unexpected car repair.
The more I drove, the louder the sound got.

On the road

Report: Event in Buenos Aires - April 23, 2011

On April 23, 2011, Maharaji arrived for the first of two events in Buenos Aires. He spoke powerfully for well over an hour about the potential each human being has to recognize the ultimate within themselves.
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Humanitarian aid

Otinibi Celebrates Groundbreaking for FFP Ghana

Construction of the new Food for People facility in Otinibi, Ghana has officially begun. Children, parents, teachers and district dignitaries all gathered for the “sod cutting” ceremony, with the Chief of Otinibi shoveling the first spade full of earth.

Around the world

Prison Official Speaks About TPRF’s Peace Education Program

Millions of inmates are crammed into overcrowded correctional facilities around the world with no educational programs addressing self-esteem or positive life skills. The rate of recidivism in some U.S. states is 75% or higher. In contrast, Captain Lorenzo Carter, of the Dominguez State Prison in San Antonio, Texas, recently reported that for inmates there who had attended the TPRF’s Inner Peace Workshop, less than 1% have returned to this prison.

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