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    advent journal: peace, officers

    by  • December 5, 2014 • advent journal, america, durham • 7 Comments

    riot gear

    As soon as work was over this evening, I raced across Durham to meet Ginger at the Armory for the Durham Symphony Holiday Concert. Downtown was full of activity: something at the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC), a crowd around the downtown Christmas tree, and the usual folks finding their way to one of...

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    fifty years of freedom

    by  • October 24, 2014 • gratitude, hope, memory, zambia • 4 Comments

    image from www.perfectafrica.com

    Fifty years ago today, I stood with a stadium filled with excited people to observe the birth of a new nation: Northern Rhodesia, a British colony, became Zambia, a free country. We had practiced the new national anthem for months in school, learned about the new currency. We were ready. We actually gathered in...

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