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His name was Alan Kurdi

He drowned in the Mediterranean Sea on Sept. 2, 2015. He was three years-old. Photos of his body on the beach continue to illustrate the refugee crisis in Syria. As the parent of a three year-old, it’s too painful to … Continue reading

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YOU can help refugees

About 10 years ago I saw Tony Campolo speak. His message included a suggestion of how we can help others. He cited the common bad idea that  “we can’t save them all.” But, he said, we could save one. A … Continue reading

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This week on Facebook I unfriended and blocked one of my best friends from high school. For sometime, it’s been clear we’ve grown in different directions in our lives. He can’t understand the concept of white privilege and I can’t … Continue reading

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The shoes of Aylan Kurdi

Three-year-old Aylan Kurdi died wearing the shoes his parents put on him for his long journey. His clothes were cared for. He was well-nourished. Obviously loved. His parents wanted him to grow up safe, not in a nation split by … Continue reading

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