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"It's very exciting to work with young people who are at that age when everything is still a possibility," says Juliette Wiles, 53, a volunteer mentor for teens. She spends several hours each week discussing books with her mentees, critiquing their writing, or offering encouragement as they complete activities designed to get them thinking about what drives them in life and where they want to be in five or 10 years. She helps them define their goals and research college and career options. She does all this through a website called icouldbe.org—while sitting in front of her computer. … Back to Article

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