Born in Somalia, Farah moved to London aged eight and now resides in Oregon. His first major medal was the 5,000m silver at the 2006 European Athletics Championships. He has since been crowned 5,000 and 10,000m champion at European, World and Olympic level.
He does know what he talking about. Terry Stotts knew little about Jeffries before training camp, only that he and the big man hailed from the same Bloomington North High School and former coaches revered him. But in their first season together, Stotts has learned that there is a sharp basketball mind behind that smile..
LICHTMAN: Then they use a tongue, apparently, which is weird. But so these moths use a proboscis. And Ty Hedrick, who’s the researcher who studies them, say they approach and they have to kind of hover in front of the flower. Mentored students are also 55 percent more likely to enroll in college and 81 percent more likely to participate in sports or extracurricular activities. Mentoring can also improve a child’s health, literally. University of Georgia researchers found African American kids who have the emotional support of mentors did not share the same elevated risk factors as their peers for a range of chronic illnesses.The advice and help from a mentor can make all the difference and help kids succeed in school and in life.For the mentors it’s a way to pay it forward! Be a listener, a guide, a friend because every child should have someone to turn to.Helping children succeed in school, develop healthy relationships, avoid negative behaviors that lead to substance abuse, delinquency, and worse that is the true power of mentoring.Mentoring not only impacts children’s lives, but those of everyone connected to that child the child’s family, the child’s classmates, the mentor, the mentor’s family, the future employer and family of the child and the ripple effect can go on and on.Here a list of mentoring organizations for more information and to become a mentor today.Most ViewedMysterious Liquids Make TSA Officers Ill At Orlando International Airport Officials at Orlando International Airport say four security officers fell ill after checking the contents of oversized containers holding unknown liquids.Report: Man Who Followed Teen Into Restroom Beaten, Killed By Girl FatherAccording to police, the man tried to enter the girl bathroom stall at a Phoenix area gas station and was confronted and killed by her father.Miami Dade Police Lieutenant Arrested For Grand Theft, Insurance FraudThe Miami Dade Police Department announced Tuesday one of their own has betrayed the badge.Florida Governor Declares Emergency Over Red Tide For 7 CountiesAn ongoing environmental issue is getting the attention from Florida’s top elected official.Ex Miami Beach Cop, Cleared in Shooting, Arrested AgainFormer Miami Beach police officer Adam Tavss, cleared 2 months ago in the 2009 shooting of tourist Husien Shehada, is back behind bars for allegedly attacking his former girlfriend, and violating probation on a marijuana charge..