KIDS WHO CARE

HAPPILY, NOT ALL OF AMERICA'S CHILDREN HAVE SUCCUMBED TO DRUGS, VIOLENCE OR MATERIAL EXCESS, AS IT TURNS OUT. HERE'S A HOLIDAY TOAST TO THE THOUSANDS WHO ARE LEADING PRODUCTIVE LIVES--AND A GLIMPSE OF

CALENDAR GIRL Illustrating how kids can help other kids

Even when she was just a child on the playground in her hometown of Falls Church, Va., Annina Burns could see that some of her playmates were lacking toys, clothes and often attention. At age 15 she was still troubled by the inequity, and one day found herself turning to the section on human services in the telephone book. She began to dial. Her call to the Embry Rucker Community Shelter, a facility that houses homeless children in nearby Reston, would better not only the lives of hundreds of children but Annina's...

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