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2011-07-26 14:25:00

NEW YORK, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nobel Peace Prize winner and human rights campaigner, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, is to attend to One Young World 2011. Despite announcing his international retirement from public life in October last year, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu will play a central role at the Opening Ceremony of One Young World 2011 Summit and Chair the Plenary Session on Interfaith Dialogue. The Summit will be held in Zurich this September. Archbishop Emeritus...

2010-05-10 11:38:00

WASHINGTON, May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children's Law Center today announced that its 2009 video won a Bronze Telly Award in the 'Non-Broadcast, Fund Raising' category. The video chronicling CLC's work to give at-risk children in the District of Columbia a solid foundation of family, health and education was produced pro bono by Creative Video of Washington. Stories from CLC staff, clients, supporters, and pro bono attorneys were weaved together to profile the organization's work...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'