Compassion is Key

Senior Hannah Freeman was inspired to sponsor a child under the organization Compassion International.

Senior Hannah Freeman sits on a bench outside the Franklin Hall building on the Indiana University campus, July 12. She discusses her experiences sponsoring a child from Estonia named Titi. “One day,” Freeman said. “I hope to meet Titi in person.”

Nearly half the world’s population lives in poverty. According to UNICEF, of these three billion individuals, one billion are children. Hannah Freeman, a senior at Zionsville Community High School, had helped put one of these children in a position to receive healthcare, food, water, education and a bible. Freeman donated $38 a month to a child named Titi so he could get what he needs.

  “I was at a Mercy Me concert (a Christian band),” Freeman said. “They had a representative go on stage and …
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