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For Today, But Really Every Day: Ladies I Love

I love these women for a variety of reasons: they inspire, they entertain, they challenge, they leave me in awed silence, they provoke, or they were “there” in my most formative years, holding out a torch to lead the way. … Continue reading

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For International Women’s Day: Ladies I Love

I love them for a variety of reasons: they inspire, they entertain, they challenge, they leave me in awed silence, they provoke, or, most importantly, they were “there” in my most formative years as a child, and held out a … Continue reading

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The Books: Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl

Daily Book Excerpt: Memoirs: Next book on the Memoir/Letters/Journals shelf is Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl, by Anne Frank I was 11 when I first read The Diary of Anne Frank. The book shattered my illusions about … Continue reading

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Today In History: June 12, 1942

JUNE 12, 1942 I hope I will be able to confide everything to you, as I have never been able to confide in anyone, and I hope you will be a great source of comfort and support. Anne Frank started … Continue reading

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Today is Anne Frank’s Birthday

Her diary ends with this: Believe me, I’d like to listen, but it doesn’t work, because if I’m quiet and serious, everyone thinks I’m putting on a new act and I have to save myself with a joke, and then … Continue reading

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