Wish Bone Canine Rescue is a not-for-profit, no-kill canine rescue located in central Illinois. We rescue and rehome over 700 dogs each year, in addition to providing low cost vaccination and spay/neuter clinics to the public and offering a pet food bank to help keep pets in their homes and out of shelters.
Beautiful Marissa Stevens (Doll) resident of Doll City, Make Believe Land, USA. Marissa Stevens (Doll), a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and is a second year student at Howard University Science, Engineering, and Technology - Programs of Study (Pre-Veterinary Medicine). The youngest child of Dr.'s Vickie & Thomas Anthony Steven, Sr. Granddaughter of Dr.'s Lorraine & Kenneth Stevens, Sr.
Wangari Maathai, the first African woman to win the Nobel peace prize, died on Sunday night of cancer. She was 71. Maathai was a pioneer from an early age and in many spheres. After winning a scholarship to study in the US, she returned to a newly independent Kenya, becoming the first woman in east and central Africa to obtain a PhD. Maathai was also the first woman professor the University of Nairobi, where she taught veterinary medicine.