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On the inherent racism and classism of adoption.

I will preface this by saying that I had promised myself I would give myself a long break from writing about adoption, for psychological-becoming-physical health reasons; the past 10 years have taken their toll, and I need to take a … Continue reading

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On trauma, memory, community, place. | 31/31

The following is from a series of musings on trauma, memory, community, and place. The introduction to the series and beginning essay [link] explains the purpose of this month of entries. I remember the times I have been stuck in … Continue reading

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On trauma, memory, community, place. | 30/31

The following is from a series of musings on trauma, memory, community, and place. The introduction to the series and beginning essay [link] explains the purpose of this month of entries. I remember during Christmas growing up Santa Claus would … Continue reading

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On trauma, memory, community, place. | 29/31

The following is from a series of musings on trauma, memory, community, and place. The introduction to the series and beginning essay [link] explains the purpose of this month of entries. I remember working in a theater in Paris. How … Continue reading

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On trauma, memory, community, place. | 28/31

The following is from a series of musings on trauma, memory, community, and place. The introduction to the series and beginning essay [link] explains the purpose of this month of entries. I remember visiting my orphanage a long time ago. … Continue reading

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On trauma, memory, community, place. | 27/31

The following is from a series of musings on trauma, memory, community, and place. The introduction to the series and beginning essay [link] explains the purpose of this month of entries. I remember when the hajjeh upstairs came to my … Continue reading

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On trauma, memory, community, place. | 26/31

The following is from a series of musings on trauma, memory, community, and place. The introduction to the series and beginning essay [link] explains the purpose of this month of entries. I remember commenting to a friend on the Lower … Continue reading

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On trauma, memory, community, place. | 25/31

The following is from a series of musings on trauma, memory, community, and place. The introduction to the series and beginning essay [link] explains the purpose of this month of entries. I remember my neighborhood was pretty diverse growing up. … Continue reading

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On trauma, memory, community, place. | 24/31

The following is from a series of musings on trauma, memory, community, and place. The introduction to the series and beginning essay [link] explains the purpose of this month of entries. I remember when we marched to the border with … Continue reading

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