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just another war? don’t get used to it, please


Olena Zelenska is the wife of Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and during an exclusive interview with Robin Roberts on Good Morning America this week revealed what she wanted most from the United States: “Don’t get used to this war.” Point … Continue reading

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no one is born hating


“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion.  People must learn to hate, and if they learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes … Continue reading

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unfinished business: a man of letters


In the summer of 2018 I published eleven stories focused on letters written during WWII by my father to my mother, his mother and others. I ended the series with the assurance that I had other letters written by my … Continue reading

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a hard candy Christmas


I’ll be just fine and dandy, Lord it’s like a hard candy Christmas. I’m barely getting through tomorrow, but still I won’t let sorrow bring me way down. ——  Carol Hall lyrics from the musical The Best Little Whorehouse in … Continue reading

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today I need a little help


Dear Anybody, More images of killings in our streets, parking lots, playgrounds, classrooms, movie theaters, night clubs, houses of worship, baseball fields, homes, offices, You Name the Scene of another one before Shazam does. Another series of cases of blatant … Continue reading

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A Hard Candy Christmas


I’ll be just fine and dandy, Lord it’s like a hard candy Christmas. I’m barely getting through tomorrow, but still I won’t let sorrow bring me way down. ——  Carol Hall lyrics from the musical The Best Little Whorehouse in … Continue reading

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