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Selected Testimonials from an Unnamed Mission Trip

      In America   I did not know      even the man next door but in the village   I   knew everybody. I took off my Birkenstocks to play soccer barefoot just   like the kids   in   the village. We were   their   gods buoyed   up   by our own   good charm,       of course it was not money but   the … Continue reading

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Family Means

He hears first the family name, the bitter slur itself, congealing once out, like an uneasy footfall on the frosted ground, a thawing, its rising not unlike the slumbering chest of his little brother; Jerry doesn’t see the way he … Continue reading

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