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POP INTERVIEW: Sylvia Allen on How She Helps African Children Live Normal Lives

Sylvia Allen is the founder of Sylvia's Children, a non-profit charity devoted to helping Ugandan children attain things we take for granted in the modern world, like water, education, health care and books, and e-mailed responses regarding her experiences working with her "children," as well as chatting the ins and outs of heading the charity and its volunteer work with her biological son and daughter.

INSPIRING VIDEO: A Designer’s Trip To South Africa Could Change The Way You Shop.

What if you could buy a handcrafted piece of art, knowing that it would actually benefit the person that made it? Many big businesses simply copy and mass produce the centuries-old craftmanship found in the art of distant cultures. But when a designer travelled to South Africa to meet the women handcrafting home accessories with barely a profit, she decided to do something.

HEARTWARMING VIDEO: Peruvian Children Walk 12 Miles To School – Until A Group Of Builders Change Their Lives!

An amazing group of children in Peru would wake up at 5am to begin a two hour and a half hour walk to school, and a five hour trip back ... until a group of amazing people took on an abitious project to change their lives. I love seeing people who care make a difference! Watch it all unfold in this beautifully produced clip.

HEARTWARMING & INSPIRING VIDEO: Sick Children and Seattle Hospital Workers Perform Kelly Clarkson’s “Stronger.”

The brave children and dedicated staffers on the hemoncology floor of Seattle Children’s Hospital recently performed a lipdub of Kelly Clarkson’s “Stronger.” Instantly moving, I cried within 10 seconds.