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Friday Roundup

submitted July 11, 2014 by Sue Hacker Nelson   |   comments
<h1>Friday Roundup</h1>

Each week, we highlight stories from our newsfeed on Prismatic. No account is required to see what we think is worth reading, so visit our profile often! We update it daily so there is usually something new to check out. Here is a sample of what we liked this week:

For Many Americans, Stress Takes A Toll On Health And Family from NPR
Stress is part of the human condition, unavoidable and even necessary to a degree. But too much stress can be toxic — even disabling.  And there's a lot of toxic stress out there.

Presiding Bishop on the crisis of unaccompanied children at US border from Episcopal News Service
The influx of vulnerable people from Central America, including unaccompanied minors as well as mothers with children, continues to challenge the United States to respond compassionately.  Like Sudanese or Syrian refugees, these people are fleeing hunger, violence, and the fear of rape, murder, and enslavement.  The violence in Central America has escalated significantly in recent months, particularly as a result of gangs and trafficking in drugs and human beings.  These people are literally fleeing for their lives.

Medieval Cat’s Unsubtle Protest Preserved Forever On Centuries-Old Manuscript from The Dodo
Just because you have to have a cat story every so often!

Let us know which articles you liked (or didn't) in the comments!