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andrew-q-lam's picture
Nov.23.2009
I wrote this essay some years back but since it’s timely once more, here it is with a little tweaking… Happy Thanksgiving, everyone. Andrew—-   ****  “Thanks-giving,” said Mr. K., my seventh grade English teacher. “Repeat after me: Thanksgiving.” “Ssshthanks give in,” I repeated, but the word...
peter-trachtenberg's picture
Jun.30.2008
I've written about Don and Sally Goodrich in my book. On September 11, 2001, their son Peter was killed on United 75, the second plane to hit the World Trade Center . Their response to that loss was to create a foundation in his name that funds a variety of social welfare projects in Afghanistan: a...