A Footnote In His Own Story

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The scenes are both riveting are horrifying. Big men dressed in camo, carrying shields, automatic rifles, cans of gas. Big men dressed in street clothes, carrying posterboard, or alternatively holding their hands in the pose …

Family

September 17 2014

Keepsake

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When you wake up on a Thursday morning in July, if you happen to be ten years old, the good news is: you will not be going to school. In fact, barring a decent parent’s intervention, …

Culture

September 16 2014

Run

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I’m not much of a runner. Sure, if the gym isn’t open, I might go for a jog around my neighborhood, but generally I try not to do anything requiring rhythm, hand-eye coordination, or athletic ability …

Family

September 16 2014

Warrior Mom

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He addressed the men. “How many of you feel like warriors? I mean, you would dive over sofas, wielding swords to protect your families, right?” All the men raised their hands. “I mean, women don’t …

What’s It Like To Be A Gay Christian?

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“So what’s it like?” he asked as he cut into his spinach and goat cheese omelette. “What’s what like?” I responded. “What’s it like to be a gay Christian.” I nearly dropped my fork. “I don’t think I’ve ever …

Family

September 15 2014

I Am Placed

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I was caught off guard by how quick and hard the tears came. This moment was weeks in coming, and while I expected there to be some emotions, I didn't expect this. They lodged themselves …

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