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September 20, 2018

One Year After Hurricane Maria

One year ago, Hurricane Maria swept across Puerto Rico with winds up to 155 mph, devastating the island of 3.4 million residents.

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September 17, 2018

Flood of the Century Causes Devastation in India

More than 80 inches of rain have fallen in Kerala, resulting in the worst flood to hit the state in 100 years.

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September 7, 2018

A Wish Takes Flight and Lands in Happiness

Sometimes, something magical happens when you make a wish. Dreams can come true. That’s exactly what 7-year-old Dillon, a patient at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, TN, found out when he made a wish. With the help of several FedEx pilots and the Mid-South Chapter of Make-A-Wish Foundation, Dillon traveled to Disney World—the

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August 2, 2018

Two Decades in the Making, a FedEx Aviation Career Takes Off

Abby Jakey began guiding her aviation career toward FedEx Express 20 years ago.

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July 30, 2018

Life-Threatening Journey Fueled by Quest for Freedom

What if, at 13 years old, you had to flee your home due to a civil war, board a ship sailing to a foreign country and start a new life?

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June 29, 2018

From Robots to IT: How One FIRST Mentor Got a New Job at FedEx

When a FIRST Mentor saw FedEx robots in action at FIRST Championship, he was intrigued...and before long he found himself with a new job as a FedEx software developer.

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June 21, 2018

10 Essentials for Surviving in the Great Outdoors

“Sometimes people think they are going on a short day hike and just don’t take the time to prepare.” It’s a regular scenario for Jeff Salzer, a FedEx Trade Networks team member who also volunteers as a search and rescue volunteer in Pierce County, Washington. The rough terrain, which is not far from Mt. Rainier,

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May 16, 2018

How FedEx Air Operations Prepares for Earthquakes

Memphis, Tennessee – home of FedEx World Headquarters – is located in the New Madrid Seismic Zone, an earthquake zone. While even the smallest earthquake is not common in this area today, a look farther back in time reveals a history of rare, but strong quakes. In 1811 a massive earthquake of at least 7.5

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April 5, 2018

Life-Changing Event Leads to Paralympics, Hollywood

Find out how FedEx Team Member Jay Styperk's life changed in an instant.

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March 21, 2018

The Gift of a Lifetime

In June 2016, Natalie Nojaim, a 16-year human resources team member with FedEx Office, had her world turned upside down.

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