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Category: Volunteer


Inspired by the election of Barack Obama and his call for citizens to volunteer, two summers ago I gave my time at a daycare center at a civil/criminal/housing court here in New York City. It took the directors of the program three weeks to accept me, even though I have a daycare license and had worked with children, at that point, for 25 years.  In fact, they thought I was a pest, I suppose because…