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June 29, 2015

The Ultimate Sport for the Mind: FedEx Supports FIRST [Video]

FIRST was founded in 1989 by Dean Kamen to inspire young people's interest and participation in science and technology. The FIRST World Championship was later developed to allow STEM students the forum to showcase their skills and learn the value of teamwork.

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June 24, 2015

Benefits of the Road Less Traveled

As a society, we want cleaner air. We want a more vibrant economy. We want safer roads. But to have those things, we have to change. We have to chart a different course and take the road less traveled.

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June 22, 2015

Changing lives through compassion and kindness

Growing up in Wasilla, Alaska, Sam Allred was a happy, healthy and active little boy. All of that changed when he was only two and a half years old, and the battle for his life began. Sam was diagnosed with IgM Neuropathy, a very rare disease that causes the immune system to attack the kidneys.

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June 15, 2015

The Gift of MS

Most people wouldn’t know that anything is wrong with me. I was an elementary school principal. I held a doctorate in education. I’ve trained as an athlete my entire life: Division 1 full-scholarship softball athlete and triathlete in my later life. I’m married with an athletic and outgoing husband and three extremely active children. And

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June 11, 2015

FedEx Purple Eagle 2015 Honors St. Jude Patient Tyler West [Video]

The FedEx Purple Eagle airplane for 2015 is dedicated to 9-year-old St. Jude Children's Research Hospital patient Tyler West. FedEx also announced a large new donation at the FESJC golf tournament in Memphis.

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June 11, 2015

Defending Open Skies, Not Either Side

The issue of Open Skies continues to garner attention, both in Washington, D.C. and in the national media. The Big 3 carriers are on one side of the issue, with Gulf Carriers on the other. Recently, FedEx filed comments with the Departments of Transportation, Commerce and State to consider in deciding whether to reopen Open

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June 10, 2015

Why We Need TPA

Trade bills are always an uphill battle and the current debate over Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) is no exception. This is despite the clear evidence that trade creates opportunity and growth for the U.S. economy. Trade allows each of us, individually and collectively, to do what we do best and to trade with others for

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June 9, 2015

Pedaling to Stop an Epidemic: AIDS LifeCycle

The first thing you think is “That’s a lot of bikes!” Snaking their way over rambling mountains, along pristine coastal cliffs, and through towering western evergreens, the cyclists pedaled mile after arduous mile. They were a group of 2,500 people, including 18 riders with Team FedEx, who rode bicycles together for 545 miles from San Francisco

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June 3, 2015

Saving A Life – “All in a Day’s Work”

We’re #DeliveringThanks to FedEx UK courier Jonathan Clapham for saving a young woman’s life on the road. Jonathan was going about his regular route one day near York, in north-central England, when he came upon a serious traffic accident. A car was upside down in a ditch, with smoke pouring out. A young woman lay

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May 18, 2015

It’s Never Too Late… Ever.

Holding our lost heroes as sacred is part of of our national identity. It's the soldier’s creed, “Leave no man behind.” More than 70,000 are MIA from WWII.

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