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Slavery and My Family Tree

  December 2 is the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery. This day was dedicated by the United Nations General Assembly in 1986. I thought about how to approach writing about this.  Should I give a brief history lesson on the atrocities of slavery? Or perhaps discuss what it means that this day only came […]

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Snooze

A dull pain slowly awakens me. Under my hip is a metal toy car. And in the waistband of my pants 5 little toes are being kept warm. I slept in those pants, Too tired to remove them the night before My arm is numb and my shoulder tweaked from cradling your head all night. […]

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