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Photo by Kate Ter Haar

By Debbie Gin

Almost ten years ago, I endured one of the most painful experiences in my life.  Twice.  We lost our first child at 8 weeks in utero; we eventually named her Cadence.  Then less than a year later, we lost Nathanial at 10 weeks in utero. (more…)

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By Eun Joo Angela Ryo

I work at a youth residential detention facility with undocumented unaccompanied minors. They are boys under the age of 18, mostly from Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador, who have been detained at the border as they try to enter the United States without proper documents. Some have been drug or sex trafficked but most of them cross on their own hoping to be reunited with their parents or relatives. (more…)

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Photo by Peggy2012CREATIVELENZ

By Young Lee Hertig

Who would have guessed that I would quote from the Analects for an AAWOL blog?  I must be getting up there in age:)  In truth, I am now savoring the last year of my 50s.  At this juncture what feels most meaningful to me is from the words of Confucius: (more…)

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