Feature Archive

9-Sep-2016

I was born in 1978 in Mumbai to a domestic worker and single mother. At six months old, I was paralyzed from the hips down by polio. The chances of surviving in India until your 18th birthday with a disability are very slim. My mother was unable t... Read more

24-Aug-2016

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck central Italy early Wednesday, killing more than 240 people and trapping an unknown number beneath rubble. Tremors were felt as far away as Rome, 100 km (65 miles) southwest of the quake's epicenter.

Intern... Read more

24-Aug-2016

When you sit down to enjoy a beer, you probably don't spend a lot of time thinking about one of its main ingredients – water. Or the fact that 3,000 children die each day from diseases caused by unsafe water.

A group of innovative Rotarians... Read more

19-Aug-2016

From the September 2016 issue of The Rotarian

Kabul, Afghanistan, isn’t the easiest place for a fatherless child to grow up. Years of harsh Taliban rule had left Zabit Ai... Read more

19-Aug-2016

From the September 2016 issue of The Rotarian

Chris Clemens would make a splendid case study in the liberating influence of decluttering. In recent years, he has gone fro... Read more

19-Aug-2016

From the September 2016 issue of The Rotarian

In 1977, the nostalgia-fueled sitcom Happy Days was in its fifth season. Many people remember the three-part season... Read more

19-Aug-2016

From the September 2016 issue of The Rotarian

You may be surprised to learn that in 1905, when Rotary began, it was not based on the idea of Service Above Self. Instead,... Read more

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