The Gift

Happy Mother’s Day! In honor of today and the memory of my later mother, I’m sharing an essay I wrote about our bond last spring. I hope that my words bring solace to those who have lost their mother and struggle with this day. The Gift Sixteen years ago, my mother passed away suddenly and […]

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Winning At All Costs: Dirty Tricks in American Politics

“You know it’s s really a shame how they did that, man.” It is January 1989. My Grandma is on the phone. I am unsure who she is talking to, but I know who she is talking about. The man in question is Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis, who’d lost the presidential election to George H.W. […]

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The Evidence of Things Not Seen

I visited Washington, DC, in the first week of November to meet up with a few of my close friends. It was my second time visiting my nation’s capital, and it enchants me more with each trip.   While in DC, we spent a day at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the National […]

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