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Heroines Both Real and Imagined

I spent the summer of 1956, when I was ten years old, reading in a coconut grove. My family was staying at a beach house at Punalu’u on the north shore of O’ahu, and my mother was suffering from what the newspaper later called a “nervous condition.” I had decided that there were body parts on the floor of the ocean, and refused to go into the water, much to the puzzlement of my younger brothers and sisters. 983 more words

Lucy Thurston

White Parents Outraged After Daughter Participates In Black History Event

Two white Virginia parents were upset to find out that their 8 year old daughter was part of a black history program at her school. The program gave out a little more information about today’s societal issues than the parents were ready to discuss with their daughter. 243 more words

Brian's World

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It's World Down Syndrome Day (3/21)

I’m not usually big on “Awareness” Days, but I make an exception for this one, because it celebrates some very special people. The date that was picked (3/21) is no accident – on this date, we celebrate those wonderful people who have… 213 more words

Holidays

Mortality | Christopher Hitchens

Mortality:  by Christopher Hitchens

(Twelve, 2012, 104 pages)

In this book Christopher Hitchens’ writes about his fight to be one of the small percentage that would overcome his diagnosis.   160 more words

Medicine

Rebeka

V noci sa mi snívalo, že som bola opäť v Manderley.” Túto vetu, rovnako ako úvodné vety z iných slávnych románov, poznajú milióny literárnych nadšencov po celom svete. 440 more words

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