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March 20, 2019 : Orphan Trains

About 10 years before the Civil War, the numbers of orphans skyrocketed in New York City. The Children’s Aid Society dealt with the problem by sending about 200,000 orphans to families in the Midwest. The Mini Page explains the program, which lasted about 75 years.

March 13, 2019 : All About Owls

Whooooo is interested in owls? We are! The Mini Page learns more about these fascinating birds of prey.
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March 06, 2019 : Women in the Lead

Our Congress has a record number of female legislators, and Rep. Nancy Pelosi has again been named speaker of the House. The Mini Page celebrates Women’s History Month with an issue about our female leaders.
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February 27, 2019 : Our Cities’ Systems

When we turn on lights or pour a glass of water, we don’t think about the infrastructure behind these modern conveniences. The Mini Page takes a quick tour of the systems that make our cities livable.
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