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April 24, 2011

The beauty of childhood is that it provides the truest depictions of character.

The beauty of childhood is that it provides the truest depictions of character.

When children answer that they want to be “a fireman” when they grow up, it reflects a natural bravery. The response of “an astronaut” reflects an innate curiosity. When Ethel Young-Minor was faced with this question as a child, it would not have been surprising if she had answered “a teacher” because of her instinctive selflessness and natural ability to inspire.

February 15, 2011

Study, sleep and extinguish fires?

Study, sleep and extinguish fires?

University of Mississippi students go beyond the college student’s call of duty (keep up the GPA and party like a rock star) as a part of the volunteer firefighter team serving the City of Oxford.

As volunteers, these students do everything that a full-time fireman does, but with no pay or compensation.

They are among the few that answer the call, no matter when it comes to them.

Jonathan Hollis, senior art major, is part of this group.

September 21, 2010

I could be termed a “god-fearing” guy - afraid to die for anything you aren’t afraid to die for.

 

I could be termed a “god-fearing” guy - afraid to die for anything you aren’t afraid to die for.