Lessons of Bobby Sands

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Before there was the produce farmer who set himself on fire in Tunisia  Before there was a Pakistani boy who stopped a school bomber  Before there was the Nelson Mandela who set a nation on fire, and then the world There was Bobby Sands. Some say it was Sands who influenced Mandela. Bobby Sands and [Read More...]

On Bended Knee for Boston

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I have been on the road — I’ll tell you more about that in another post — and as in the case when I travel, access to news is limited.  When I heard about the explosions in Boston, I contacted my friends Charlie and Ann, who live there. Charlie assured me that they were okay. [Read More...]

Out of Africa

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We were driving through one of those neighborhoods that you can find in almost any city nowdays. You know the ones where the houses are squished up next to one another like dolls on a shelf, all lavishly dressed, all so very pretty but yet so very different. One house has a stone front. The [Read More...]


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