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POSTED: Thursday, January 1, 2009, 10:15 AM

In 2008 I did a series of reports for CBS' Early Show called "Extraordinary People." Here is a collection of the blog posts spotlighting those pieces.

7/16/08: Supporting our Troops

Today on CBS' Early Show, I had the pleasure of introducing Paulette Nelson, this week's Extraordinary Person.

As a voluntary military greeter, Paulette seems to ease the toughest of times for soldiers. Paulette and her family show their appreciation for our troops' service to our country by providing warm smiles, hugs, and sometimes even shelter. You can find the video of the segment here. 
 

6/2/08: A prom for Smiles

I know they say a picture is worth a thousand words, but I think in this case you will find that the pre-pictures did not do justice to this amazing event and those that put it on, as well as to attendees like Rachael.

5/16/08: A night to remember

POSTED: Thursday, January 1, 2009, 10:10 AM
Filed Under: Value Families

 

A new study shows that green spaces create healthy kids in more ways than one.

Speaking of healthy kids -- check out this article about a school that hasn't served sugar in 10 years! Wow!
 

POSTED: Thursday, January 1, 2009, 8:00 AM
Filed Under: Take Action
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Flavia Colgan is an editorial board member of the Philadelphia Daily News. She served as chief of staff to Pennsylvania's Lieutenant Governor - the first woman and youngest ever to serve in the position - and also served as a member of Governor Ed Rendell's senior staff. She has been seen as a commentator on the Fox News Channel, and is known for TV series such as Miracle Quest (Travel Channel) and Extraordinary People (CBS). Flavia is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post, Politics PA, the Allentown Morning Call and the Daily News. Read Complete Bio


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