Tag Archives: Shelby Dale DeWeese

I Want to Be a Woman

My all-girls high school taught me how to be a woman: To be a professional. To be strong. To not need men. To work. I want to work. I want to defy, outwit, conquer the pantsuit and the work week … Continue reading

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Omaha Beach

She stood on Omaha Beach, letting the ocean lick her leather boots. On the hilltop, men in windbreakers searched for their fathers, their brothers. They collected names like shells. The girl, though, stayed down on the beach – her family … Continue reading

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