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Lyric Opera’s “Hercules” puts modern twist on soldiers’ difficulties coming home (ASHF clients identify with on-stage trauma)

A new production at the Lyric Opera of Chicago that opens tonight uses an ancient tale to explore a modern problem. It fast-forwards Handel’s “Hercules” to America, today. Hercules becomes an American general who’s returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. The opera explores how difficult it can be for soldiers and their families to reconnect after war. Onstage, a…

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Chicago charities help people living in poverty

Theresa Gutierrez September 16, 2010 (CHICAGO) (WLS) — The need for help keeps growing. More people in America are now living in poverty. According to the Census bureau, it’s the most people in poverty since 1994. The report covers 2009. According to the Census bureau, a little more than 14 percent of Americans are now living…

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Haiti Evacuees in Crisis in Chicago at A Safe Haven

A Safe Haven Foundation/CCIL hosted over 240 survivors of the Haiti Earthquake in Chicago. It is an amazing story of a Community of Public/Private and Community Volunteers and Donors coming together to make a difference! If you would like to consider learning more about A Safe Haven and/or donating to the cause of homelessness and…

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