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Warrior in Training

My favorite type of book is the memoir. I love to read about a person who pushed through a difficult situation and emerged on the other side, stronger. I want to listen to what they learned on that journey, and perhaps glean something from their experience that could be applied to my life. The trials…

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Your Vote is Your Voice

The morning broke with a light drizzle falling from overcast skies. A young couple dressed and stepped outside their Hannibal, Missouri, home to walk downtown. It was 1920 and election day in the small river village. After several blocks, the couple arrived at the polling place to be greeted by the young man’s father, but…