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January 28, 2016 - Pt. 2 - La Grua

Today was an exciting day. Along with a very interesting and mindful conversation regarding social issues, I travelled to a Haitian community called La Grua (there is a longer name, but this is how the batey is known to me). 1,040 more words

Young boy taken in.

A Google search turned up this photo on a family reunion website, http://www.stancilreunion.com:

According to the site, the boy encircled was Jim Batey, “a young boy who was picked up in Wilson, N.C., and taken in by the Stancil family.” The photograph was taken at a Stancil family reunion in 1902. 179 more words


Woman Says Angry Uber Driver Threatened To Rape, Kill Her

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — The ride-sharing service Uber is not only dealing with a 3-day strike, it is also facing a serious complaint that one of its drivers allegedly threatened to rape and kill a passenger. 307 more words


Finding the gravesite for Captain William Batey

This is the story of the final resting place of Captain William Batey, veteran of the Revolutionary War, progenitor of the Batey family of Rutherford County, Tennessee, and my GGGG grandfather. 492 more words


June, July, August: What Some Teachers Are Doing

Many people say teachers go into the profession for three reasons: June, July, and August. After nine months in the classroom, working with youth all day and grading and reading into the night, many teachers rightfully relish family time and relaxation. 708 more words


Traveling to the Dominican Republic (While Black)

After doing mission work in Haiti, our mission team traveled to do work in the Dominican Republic (DR). We left on a Thursday morning — an early Thursday morning — to get to the border. 963 more words