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Author: Melissa Carter

We all know music is powerful, and that it can completely change one’s mood.  But for Maryann Dymond Fiorentino its much more.  The musician suffers from mental illness and music saved her and gave her life purpose.  Maryann spoke with Melissa about how it was...

[caption id="attachment_629" align="aligncenter" width="300"] courtesy of Fox 4 Kansas City[/caption] A woman in Missouri loves Christmas.  I mean r-e-a-l-l-y loves Christmas.  Currently on display in her home are 400 Christmas trees.  That's right, 4-HUNDRED. See all of the trees here....

Debbie Scott heard about the school shootings in Florida, and decided to do something about it.  Unable to change gun laws or influence other legislation, she chose to simply help teachers save money.  That's why she started Help A Teacher, an organization that connects teacher's...

[caption id="attachment_618" align="aligncenter" width="300"] via International Space Station/Reuters[/caption] Now that relief effort have begun in the Southeast after Hurricane Florence slammed into the Carolina coast, many want to make sure the charity they give their time or money to is legitimate.  FEMA recommends finding a charity...

[caption id="attachment_610" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Courtesy of CNN[/caption] A zoo in Egypt is accused of trying to fool visitors by painting zebra stripes onto a donkey.  Eighteen-year-old Mahmoud Sarhan was visiting an animal sanctuary when he spotted a strange looking animal.  Sarhan said several things about the...

Alexis Williams (Tipharah Segullah) joined the show to talk about her non-profit - Four Cornerstones - and her work with injustice.  The daughter of a minister, she forged her own path through her philanthropic work and shared the struggle of not only be a woman of...