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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


Fletcher Long delivers closing argument in Vanderbilt rape trial

brightcove error: missing required parameter exp or exp3Attorney Fletcher Long delivers closing argument in Vanderbilt rape trial in Nashville, Tennessee on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015.

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Ugh; thanked Heaven heartily

Sunday Jan 3 1915

Anchored outside Le Havre at 2 am. Again no sleep. Disembarked at 9am. Kept in shed on landing-stage all day. Still living on beef and biscuit, ugh; thanked Heaven heartily for getting off boat. 22 more words

Rethinking "Poverty"

This past Saturday I had the unique and exciting opportunity to visit a Haitian Batey with the Mariposa Foundation. A Batey is a small community of sugar workers. 1,322 more words

On Batey 50: before and after but still not done

Did you know that ROW’s Founder, Ben Mathes, and Executive Director, Mike Reinsel, were in the Dominican Republic last weekend? The trip was a short one but worthwhile. 354 more words

Rivers Of The World

The royal ancestry of Captain William Batey

Genealogy is a kind of a personal treasure hunt – and in my ancestor, Captain William Batey, I struck gold. Below is a record of thirty generations of his ancestry (I have much more in my files). 59,573 more words