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The Truth Behind the Olympic Games

By ESTEBAN GUERRA, Age 12 Sports, a big audience, and countries competing from all over the world: all coming soon in the 2024 Summer Olympics, located in Paris. The slogan for this year’s Olympics is “Games Wide Open.” France has big plans for the opening ceremony, including ...

Teens for Food Justice: Ending Food Insecurity One School at a Time

By IndyKids Reporters Have you ever experienced a farm and a school put together? IndyKids reporters interviewed Jessenia Preciado, the Far Rockaway regional coordinator at Teens for Food Justice. Teens for Food Justice fights food insecurity by growing leafy greens including lettuce, cilantro, basil, parsley, Swiss chard ...
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SisterHearts: An Organization Using Heart to Assist Formerly Incarcerated Individuals

By Farzad Wahid, AGE 9 Maryam Henderson-Uloho describes her experience in prison as “dehumanizing,” noting, “You see, in prison, you’re broken—mentally, emotionally, and physically.” Maryam spent 13 years in prison with more than half of that time spent in solitary confinement. When she was released from prison, ...

Moondancing to Beat of the Chickpeas

By Chelsea Coley, AGE 9 Do you think it’s possible to grow plants on the moon? Scientists have planted chickpea seeds in synthetic lunar (moon) soil. Moon dust is a type of fine dust found in the moon’s soil. The idea is to reduce the need for ...

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