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Part 4: Profile

By: Debbie Feehs Parenthood is filled with challenges, whether it is rebellion, sickness, or schooling. Regie Valenti has faced all these struggles and more while being a foster care parent. It was a crisis in Los Angeles that made Valenti … Continue reading

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Part 3: Audio Of Christy Obie-Barrett

By: Debbie Feehs Christy Obie-Barrett is the founder of a Family for Every Child, which is an organization that helps foster care children find permanent homes. Here she talks about starting AFFEC and her current involvement. Interview with Christy Obie-Barrett … Continue reading

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Part 2: Foster Care Girls Receive the Royal Treatment

By: Debbie Feehs Eugene–On a cold Sunday morning a red carpet leads to the entrance of Valley River Inn. This is just the beginning of the pampering many young girls experienced at the Princess for a Day Event in Cal … Continue reading

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Part 1: Q&A

By: Debbie Feehs A Family For Every Child is an organization in Oregon that is focused on helping foster care children throughout Washington and Oregon find permanent homes. Gina Jensen is the vice president of the board at AFFEC. 1. … Continue reading

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Progress on Final Project

After reading an interesting piece in the Register Guard, I chose to do 4 different posts including a multimedia project, a Q&A, a profile, and a story piece about foster care. I have been researching the program A Family for … Continue reading

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Reverend in Harlow Neighborhood Does More than Preach

By: Debbie Feehs Sunday morning is not a busy time in the Harlow Neighborhood, but everyone is on his or her feet in the Center for Spiritual Living. In a small building behind the Blockbuster on Coburg Rd., about 210 … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Ads are Leaving an Impression in Cal Young

By: Debbie Feehs Eugene–Super Bowl XLV is a time for getting together with friends, eating, cheering, and…watching funny commercials. In between intense plays, fans are shown a different kind of entertainment through  advertisements. While commercials are often viewed as an … Continue reading

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Around Cal Young

By: Debbie Feehs Image1: The Science Factory is a Children’s Museum located by Autzen Stadium in Eugene by the Cal Young Neighborhood. Image2: Auten Stadium is the University of Oregon’s football stadium located by Cal Young Neighborhood. Image3: The Nike … Continue reading

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Cal Young Employees Like their Neighborhood

Just past the 105 on Coburg, sits the Oakway Center in the Cal Young Neighborhood. Not many customers are shopping at nine o’ clock on a Monday morning, but several Borders employees are still in the store working. Jesica (she … Continue reading

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Oakway Center: Borders Book Store

The Oakway Center in Cal Young Neighbor is pretty quiet on Monday afternoon, but there is a lot of activity in the Borders Book Store and Coffee Shop. When first entering at 12:41pm there is a salesclerk on with a … Continue reading

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