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From the Outside, Looking In: Stepping in the Shoes of a Mexican Day Laborer

In 2009, I spent a day working in the fields that would forever change my perspective on life. Eddie, my boyfriend at the time, had grown up doing back breaking work picking berries. 405 more words

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people trying to push a shoe aside, very tough job!!!

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Quintagesima Sunday - Church Back Home - February 7, 2016

Of all that we do, there is one element which makes our efforts precious or worthless! The epistle forces a challenge on us. Do we want to make a bunch of noise, or do we want to actually accomplish something? 65 more words

Abby Martin: The Empire's Border: A Hidden War, Part 2

Dandelion Salad

with Abby Martin

teleSUR English on Feb 5, 2016

In the second installment of this two-part episode, Abby Martin continues her investigation of the hidden war on the U.S.-Mexico border, looking at the root causes of the epidemic of migrant deaths.

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Politics

Of Donkeys and Elephants

We need to take care of our nook of the forest,
The elephant said.
I am too tired carrying others load,
And I need more hired help, 359 more words

Poetry

Logan's Birth Story!

On August 21, 2014 I found out that I was going to be a Mom. As I was taking the test I never thought in a million years it would be positive. 1,383 more words

The Blog

My form of "labor and delivery."

We’re adopting which means I did not go through pregnancy this time around.  I missed being pregnant, for the record.  Being half-a-continent away from the baby I was already in love with was difficult.  1,294 more words

Family