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    Something Beautiful! Something Beautiful launches tomorrow and we could not be more excited! Each year we raise awareness and funds for Breast Cancer Awareness during October. All funds raised are used...
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    Help ‘pull up’ Zwane from security guard to personal trainer! Date: 1 August 2016: In June we posted the heart warming plight of Zwane, a security guard with the dream of...
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    Summary: We urgently need a room and money to help pay rent for Shawn! Shawn is now seven months clean. He is doing so well at work, making new friends, is...
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The media helped create #SecondChances – and now it can help keep it going. Please consider supporting #SecondChances to keep changing lives! I have so many more projects to launch, so many more people to help, so many more jobs to create. I refuse to give up. I refuse to quit!
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Help Lucky

I couldn’t help but notice this man and his hearts. This is Lucky, and I feel truly lucky to have met him. After just five minutes with him, my mood changed and I was happy. His sheer determination and ambition are an inspiration to me, and I’m hoping you’ll be...
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Giving is NOT always kindness

As much as #SecondChances strives to inspire generosity and kindness in our community, we also carry the responsibility to protect those that give. Last week we received a call from one of our supporters, Sabrina, to say she had met a young man, Shepard, who sobbed as he told her...
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