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Sarah Worthman August 22, 2012 at 04:32 pm
Thanks for sharing that memory, Julie. It seems he touched so many people. I was really moved by theRead More story about the girl wanting to be a goalie.
Karen Behl August 22, 2012 at 10:35 pm
Michael truly loved his Bayside and Stormonth teachers. The teachers leave an impression on theRead More children's minds and spirit! As parents, we are thankful for their dedication!
Susan J. August 23, 2012 at 11:06 pm
My son Justin met Mike at Bayside school when we moved there from CA. They became great buddies andRead More we loved having Mike over to our house many times. I love to look back at pictures doing those times and they make me smile. We all miss Mike so very much. However I know he is watching over us and it makes me feel so good...miss ya Mike!!!
Sarah Worthman May 29, 2012 at 10:42 pm
That sounds pretty cool! I personally think this is pretty neat, but I could never pull this off. IRead More have zero endurance for running, haha.
Sarah Worthman May 30, 2012 at 06:30 pm
Steve will be making his way through the North Shore today and we plan to meet up with him a KlodeRead More Park in WFB at 3 p.m. Join us!
Brian Meeks May 31, 2012 at 01:19 am
Absolutelyfabulous, That is a great question. Steve's coach is one of the men who made that runRead More across the Sahara, and yes, he has seen the documentary. The insights Steve received were extremely helpful in his preparation. Thanks, Brian D. Meeks Author, Lake Effect
Joyce Madsen May 8, 2012 at 11:51 am
Casey, you are wise – and compassionate – beyond your years. For those of us who haveRead More fought for kindness to animals for countless years, you are our hope for the future. On behalf of the 21 rescued dogs (including 9 puppy mill dogs) I’ve adopted over the years, and for the many puppy mill “mamas” I’ve fostered in the last 3 years, I salute your willingness to stand up and speak for the animals.
Jean Bernstein May 16, 2012 at 01:56 am
Another great kid coming from Maple Dale Indian Hill School District. You know someone who is kindRead More to animals is really a good person inside. Thanks for sharing this story!
Sharon Shapiro December 24, 2011 at 11:05 pm
Please note that the Shapiro family is able to do this due to the hard work of Tikkun Ha-IrRead More (http://www.thi-milwaukee.org/index.shtml) and its board of directors, committees, and executive director as well as all the generosity of their sponsoring organizations including Beth El Ner Tamid Synagogue, Congregation Beth Israel, Congregation Emanu-El B'ne Jeshurun, Congregation Shir Hadash, Congregation Sinai, Hillel Milwaukee, Lake Park Synagogue, and Temple Menorah.
Jean Bernstein December 26, 2011 at 03:14 pm
What a great way to teach our children about helping other people. Thank you for sharing yourRead More story.
Bridget December 27, 2011 at 03:58 am
What a wonderful story of giving to others!!
Mira Bluesky August 2, 2011 at 02:23 pm
Kudos to these ladies and this organization! How do we donate besides attending the Oak CreekRead More fundraiser?
Sarah Worthman August 2, 2011 at 03:01 pm
Mira, Thanks for the comment! You can still go to Art Trooper and purchase a bowl to paint, andRead More according to the Empty Bowls Milwaukee website, you can write checks out and mailed to: Milwaukee Empty Bowls 8469 N. 50th Street Brown Deer, WI 53223
Norma Zehner August 2, 2011 at 06:42 pm
I'd love to go, but Oct. 8 is Yom Kippur. Maybe next year th scheduling will work out. Norma Zehner
Mira Panella March 15, 2011 at 04:56 pm
What a wonderful story about an incredibly beautiful and special girl. Sofia, reading your storyRead More brought tears to my eyes. You are an amazing young lady and the world is a better place because of you and your incredible heart. Many older people can learn from you - you remind us in a special way that we each need to take time to make a difference in peoples lives. God Bless you and your dedication and caring for others. Rich and Mira Panella
Mary Bart March 15, 2011 at 09:19 pm
Kudos to you Sofia! Wanting to help other people who are in need is what Jesus wanted us to do. IfRead More more people were like you this world would be a much better place. Keep up the good work. I know your grand parents and I know how proud they are of you. What a gal you are!!! Mary and Gene
Bess Clemens March 17, 2011 at 01:35 am
Sofia, You are wise and wonderful beyond your years, a shing example for people of all ages. ThankRead More you for your compassion and for answering the call. Bess
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