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A Birthday Gift for South Sudan

Tweet July 9 will be the country of South Sudan’s 5-year birthday. I remember that day so well. Just a year earlier, I had been at a huge refugee camp outside of Khartoum, and gaining their independence was on everyone’s … Continue reading

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Political Necessity Then and Now

Tweet My husband received a message from a friend who has been reading, John Adams,  a biography written by David McCullough.  In April 1776, while Adams was in Philadelphia attending the new Congress, he wrote to James Warren in answer to questions about the way Congress was … Continue reading

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