• The Tragic Consequences of Crisis Volunteering

    When doctors and nurses race to disaster zones, lack of training and standards sometimes cause unintended pain for the injured and haunting emotional trauma for medical...

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    Buy One and Give One: Inside Toms Shoes

    Toms Shoes, founded by Blake Mycoskie, is among the hottest entrepreneurial efforts in the country, largely because of its promise to give one pair of shoes to a child in the...

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    Giving Time to Gritty Causes

    Mark Goldsmith, a retired cosmetics executive, doesn't believe that anyone is beyond help. And he has proved that by successfully helping hundreds of young men stay out of...

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    Exposing Corruption in International Adoption

    The reporter and radio producer speaks with two women who have worked to expose corruption in international adoption policies. Plus, she interviews a Chronicle...