Archive for Month: July

‘A Lifelong Responsibility’

Fayetteville Family Shares Their Love of Rescue Dogs By Dave Woods • Official Kids Mag The Bryan sisters love their adopted dogs. “They are very funny and loving,” said Chloe Bryan, an 11-year-old McNair Middle School student. “They love attention and they are just awesome. One is a Maltipoo,...

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Making Faithful Friends

Rukaya Alrubaye, Maren Park and Luu Adler became fast friends during a recent interfaith summer camp hosted by Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Fayetteville. The three kids of faith learned about each other’s religious traditions during the weeklong session.

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It’s a ZOO out there!

Marcia Phillips knows how to keep a kid’s attention. “Put a baby kangaroo in someone’s lap,” she said, “Oh yea, they are willing to listen to anything you have to say.”

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‘A Special Bond’

Carmen Nelson is devoted to the Animal League of Washington County and the role it plays in Northwest Arkansas. “We do a lot of things,” Carmen, director of the not-for-profit organization said, following a busy morning rescuing dogs from a breeder suspected of neglect. “Our mission is to advocate...

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A Good Kid

Ryan Durby’s interest in volunteering and community service started at an early age. “I guess it was cancer,” the 10-year-old Owl Creek Elementary fifth grader explained. “I was diagnosed when I was four-years old. We had to go to hospitals during the school year and I missed a lot...

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