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Review: Never Fall Down


Never Fall Down
By Patricia McCormick
(Balzer + Bray, Hardcover, 9780061730931, May 2012, 224pp.)

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McCormick delivers a heartbreaking account of survival. 574 more words

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A filmmaker who is well known for his criticism of the methodology which drives some governments to respond to terrorist attacks by ramping up their combative rhetoric and sending soldiers into battle, Alex Jones takes a closer look at such tragedies as the bombings in London and Madrid to explore how these issues may be better solved by choosing to fight back with peace instead of bombs. 42 more words

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Some call it the War on Terror; some call it the Clash of Civilizations; one man calls it just another conflict on the global political game board to resolve. 131 more words

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