Photo Credit: Ron Jenkins/The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, via Associated Press

NFL Linebacker Tackles Substance Abuse Through SA

Monday, July 23, 2012

At 6’7 and 280 pounds, it’s difficult to imagine past NFL linebacker John Corker as “weak”. But for years, the one-time Green bay Packer was dominated by his own dependence on drugs all the while playing defense for various teams.

“I was probably smoking $1,200 a day and playing pro football at the same time,” he said. “How my heart didn’t burst, I can’t tell you that.”

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Some Weekend Wisdom: Don’t Regret the Tests You’ve Passed

Friday, July 20, 2012

Here’s a simple thought that will allow you to power forward and never look back: Growth is in learning to move from a place of “regret” into a place of “testimony”.

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Making a Difference for Thousands of Back-to-Schoolers!

Thursday, July 19, 2012

As much as it always hurt to say goodbye to summer, the beginning of the new school year was always a little exciting. New clothes, new crayons, new friendships! But for some kids, returning to school can be a reminder of what they don’t have.

So once again and with your help, The Salvation Army will be providing disadvantaged kids with the right tools and confidence for success in the classroom through our back-to-school initiatives.

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A Simple Pair of New Shoes

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Chanya and Mercedes were on the hunt for matching shoes Tuesday morning. After a long search, the twosome, both 10, found the perfect pair of black tennis shoes, one with pink accents and one with purple. They giggled with excitement.