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Family Friday: Reconciling Our National Family History

Shabbat Shalom! This week NASCAR banned the Confederate Flag from all of their events and properties. After their unsuccessful attempt to implement a ban after the Charleston Church shooting in 2015, I still find myself hopeful for their success. Meanwhile, Mississippi is deciding whether to finally remove the emblem from their state flag. As we …

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Family Friday: Have Garden–Will Grow

Have Garden — Will Grow Kylie Louise McCormick I. I dug my heel into the poppies, mistaking them for thistles. The year after that, they couldn’t stop ¬†GROWING. I grew a thumb as green as my heel, following my mother’s instruction. Strawberries to shade the roots of ¬†flowering vines. She taught me to turn out …

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