Around the World in 90 Minutes!


Hold on tight because the Karkowska Sisters are taking you on an incredible tour of the finest music from around the globe.

The magic of Gershwin. The brilliance of Chopin. The romanticism of Schubert. The fire of Liszt. The audacity of Paganini. And they just keep going!


Sunday, September 20, 2015 @ 3:00 PM *

* This free concert is presented as a service to the community by Children’s Survival Network. Donations are welcomed.



Jack Schaap Sentenced: Indiana Pastor Gets 12 Years For Sexual Relationship With Teen Parishioner

The former pastor of a northwest Indiana megachurch on Wednesday was sentenced to 12 years in prison for having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old parishioner.

Last summer, Schaap, 55, was fired from First Baptist Church of Hammond, the 40,000-member congregation of which he had led for 11 years. Upon his firing, Schaap admitted that he […]

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Sahar Thabit, Florida Mom, Burned Daughter Over Arranged Marriage: Cops (VIDEO)

HOLLYWOOD, FLORIDA — A Hollywood mother burned her teenage daughter with a hot knife to punish her for talking to a boy she met online, an act that defied her parents’ wishes for her to marry a cousin, according to authorities.

The 17-year-old showed detectives three burn marks on her arms, saying they were placed there […]

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When Slavery Begins at 3 Years Old

Toddlers freed from brick kiln bondage
(CNN) – A flaring furnace blasts another wave of searing heat on the faces of workers hauling bricks under a southern Indian sun.

They work up to 22 hours a day propping heavy stacks of bricks on their heads. None expects to be paid for this labor. None knows how long […]

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Childhood emotional abuse dramatically strong among male alcohol-dependent individuals

Childhood Emotional Abuse Dramatically Strong Among Male Alcohol-Dependent Individuals

Feb. 5, 2013 — Individuals who drink excessively or are alcohol dependent (AD) have reduced central serotonergic neurotransmission, which can have an impact on planning, judgment, self-control, and emotional regulation. Childhood maltreatment has also been found to have a negative impact on central serotonergic neurotransmission. A new […]

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Miami Herald : Miami men accused in exploitation of teen runaway

Miami cops have arrested three men for allegedly pimping and having sex with a 15-year-old North Miami runaway.

The third man, Eugene Talabert, 47, was arrested early Friday. Investigators say he and Petition Dieumeme, 44, paid the girl for sex.

Benjamin Thomas, 59, of Miami, charged girls $10 to $40 to ferry them to appointments, according to […]

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Horrific use of child soldiers rising in Colombia, report finds

Sara Morales is in her early 20s, but already, she says, she’s been to hell and back. The Colombian woman who lives in Bogota says she was forcibly recruited by the main guerrilla group in her country when she was just a young girl.

“When I was only 11 years-old I was raped by FARC guerrillas […]

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Four charged with running foster child prostitution ring in Miami

Police have busted a ring that allegedly recruited underage girls in the care of the state to work as prostitutes.

Police and prosecutors arrested four alleged pimps Monday morning as part of an ongoing investigation into a ring of human traffickers who preyed on abused and neglected children in foster care.

The men, police say, were part […]

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5 charged in alleged teacher-student relationships at New Jersey high school –

(CNN) — Three New Jersey high school teachers were arrested Thursday on charges of having sexual relations with three students, according to the Camden County Office of the Prosecutor. The principal and vice-principal also were arrested and accused of failing to report the inappropriate relationships to the proper authorities, Prosecutor Warren Faulk said at a […]

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70 Florida names in Boy Scouts ‘perversion files’ | News – Home

See Dr. Greenfield’s interview on Chanel 10 News about sexual abuse and the Boy Scouts “perversion files.” We need to pay attention to this stuff. Lots of South Florida names appeared on the list of alleged perverts.

70 Florida names in Boy Scouts ‘perversion files’ | News – Home.

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Bonded labor stretches from third to first world

Editor’s Note: Anti-trafficking expert Siddharth Kara is the author of “Bonded Labor: Tackling the System of Slavery in South Asia,” providing the first comprehensive overview of bonded labor in South Asia.

In September 2010, I met a young girl named Nirmala in the remote western Terai region of Nepal. Nirmala is one of the thousands of […]

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