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Hamilton, The Teacher

The last weeks, I have been immersed in the soundtrack to the Broadway musical, Hamilton. Several months ago, when I first learned of this unique approach to history, I was, admittedly, skeptical. As a history buff, I wondered how a story of American history — from the historical period I enjoy most — could be…

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What If All You Need IS Love?

(Originally written in March 2016, but never posted. But LOVE is still relevant today, and everyday.) This morning, I, like the rest of the world, awoke to the news of the horrific terror event that occurred in Brussels, Belgium. As I watched the images cross the television screen, I thought, “When will this stop?”┬áin collective…

"First they ignore your, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win."
Mahatma Gandhi