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Barack Obama Cares

“We watched his inauguration with tears streaming down our faces.  Barack Obama was the first African-American president. Raised by a single mother, he struggled to find his identity: Read “Dreams From My Father.” He was smart, he could write and … Continue reading

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“Out The Window”

Stunned to find a typo in a Donald Hall piece in the New Yorker, I was also stunned to imagine myself really old.  “Out The Window,” a personal history of the former poet laureate’s winter at age 83, reminds me of … Continue reading

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New Yorker cover

It’s artsy and clever: An eraser eliminates Osama bin Laden’s face. The “decider” did nothing except bluster. No matter what President Obama does I appreciate his reserved style, his smarts (you can almost tell when he’s just blabbing). And bin … Continue reading

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