Worth Reading: Extreme Sacrifice, Anger Rocks, Kid Health GOP Style

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Extreme Altruism in Japan

Yasuteru Yamada leads by extraordinary example

In what can be considered an act of true altruism, a group of over 200 Japanese retirees have volunteered to help shut down nuclear power plants spewing radiation since the earthquakes in March. Read why they are willing to take such an incredible risk here.

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How Anger Can Help

Through one woman’s journey of self-discovery and healing, we learn about the power of anger and “how it can improve health, enhance intimacy, spur creativity and even inspire social change.” Read more here.

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Hard Headed or Foolhardy? GOP on Children’s Health Cuts

As you may have read here, the GOP is looking to cut back child healthcare programs in the name of decreasing the deficit. Now, they are at it again. This time, they’re going after the hugely successful Children’s Health Insurance Program. There’s one catch though. Cutting the program will actually increase the deficit in the long run. Read more about it here.

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