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Why Bullying Can’t Be Stopped

January 27, 2020

Despite the “names can never hurt me” refrain from the “Sticks and Stones” couplet we heard as kids, we absolutely know that names do hurt, they cut deep, they follow us, they imbed themselves into our self esteem, memory and psyche. Show me a person who never experienced a taunt and I’ll show you a […]

A Time to Mourn

June 18, 2013

My father told me when his newly married sister died in a car accident in 1941, he and his brother wore black armbands for thirty days. His brother-in-law barely survived the crash and news of his wife’s death was kept from him until the doctors felt it wouldn’t impact his recovery. So my father and […]