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  • Topic: I Speak for Democracy

    October 23, 2019 by

    As a teenager in the 1950s, I entered the contest called, “I Speak for Democracy,” which was sponsored by Veterans of Foreign Wars. At the time I was hoping to win a college scholarship, but now my priorities have changed. I am speaking for democracy again, but my motivations are quite different. I believe that… Read more

  • Topic: I Am WHO?

    October 16, 2019 by

    The suggested topic this week certainly prompted a lot of reflection for me! For most of my life, I have almost never been recognized as myself, even if I might actually have been the person being sought. Once while I was a college student, a friend said that she could arrange a blind date for… Read more

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