Category Archives: courage

Courage to Write

I fear taking a powerful story and making it dull by putting it into words. Continue reading

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People are questioning the trustworthiness, both of decades-old memories and those who, having kept silent so long, suddenly feel the need to speak up. Continue reading

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“I Can’t Be in Class with Men,” she says.

IT HAPPENS EVERY AUGUST, when the refugee mothers who no longer need child care in order to attend English class (because their youngest enters Pre-K) “graduate” to classes in the main building. There, classes are tailored to specific levels – beginner, … Continue reading

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