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Sharing the Smiles YOU Created on World Smile Day

With it being World Smile Day I couldn't pass up the opportunity to share with you just a few of the beautiful smiles I have been fortunate to capture over the years.  In my travels to developing countries, these people and their smiles have touched my heart and hope they...

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Globalfest Asia 2015 - Chicago Fair Trade

It's that time of year again, it's Globalfest time, yippee!  We are proud to be a part of a wonderful fair trade community located right here in Chicagoland called Chicago Fair Trade.    Our members are individuals, business, educational institutions, non-profit organizations and the list goes on.  Our common goal...

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That's Right - Rugs and the Nobel Peace Prize have Something in Common

What do hand woven rugs and the Nobel Peace Prize have in common? Answer: Kailash Satyarthi.   You see, in 2014 Kailash won the Nobel Peace Prize for his work to end child slavery and the promotion of education. He is the founder of GoodWeave International, formerly Rugmark, which is...

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