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How Family Shapes Us

I really enjoyed reading Andre Dubus’ essay “Digging” this week. The transformation that he describes as a result of having been convinced by his father to take on a difficult job is so complete and inspirational. While Dubus recalls feeling … Continue reading

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Notes on Baldwin’s Notes

Reading Baldwin’s notes brought a whole new perspective to his story for me. When I read his Notes of a Native Son originally I focused primarily on the facts. I watched the transformation of Baldwin as he slowly took a … Continue reading

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