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Wiley Huff

In his encore, this ex-teacher became a "best buddy" to disabled youth.
 

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Our encores are creating a better future
for our communities and the world.

In his encore, this ex-teacher became a "best buddy" to disabled youth.

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Wiley Huff

Miami Shores, FL

This nonprofit executive has returned to his activist roots as a literacy tutor in San Francisco.

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Jim Emerman

San Francisco, California

The experience of cancer made her a champion of early screening and education in her community.

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Grace Butler

Houston, TX

Raul Bravo tells his former high school automotive teacher, Clairene Terry, how she inspired him to stay in school. Listen to their StoryCorps interview.

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Clairene Terry & Raul Bravo

Chicago, IL

Char Williams always wanted to become a foster mom. In her encore, she’s doing the next best thing.

She works as a CASA volunteer, a court-appointed special advocate for children in foster care. “We are not lawyers. We are the voice of the children,” says Char.

Read about the difference she and thousands of other CASA volunteers nationwide are making in kids’ lives.

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Char Williams

Tennessee Colony, TX

This former IBM exec now fundraises for the growing Hispanic community of Silicon Valley.

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Dave Dardis

Los Gatos, CA

In his second encore, he provides musical therapy and pleasure at eldercare facilities in Florida.

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Howard Stone

Palm Beach Gardens, FL

She views her work with children as preparing them for the challenges of their life ahead.

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Elzora Douglas

St. Louis, MO
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