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2014-04-02 08:27:26

NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actress and star of the Broadway play "The Realistic Joneses," Toni Collette, has joined the international humanitarian organization, Concern Worldwide, as its first official Global Ambassador. "I am deeply honored to join Concern as their first Global Ambassador," says Ms. Collette. "I know I am becoming part of a global team of men and women committed to transforming care and empathy into real, direct and...

2014-03-27 08:34:04

NEW YORK, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday, April 12, hundreds of people will be in Central Park at the 16(th) Annual Concern Spring Run, a four-mile run and walk in support of Concern Worldwide and the work that it does to improve the conditions of people living in world's poorest countries and areas affected by war, conflict, and natural disaster. "Every year, I am so moved by the number of people who turn their concern into action and make a difference in the...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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