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The Endless Tragedy of Vietnam, Part 4

Part 4 in a series by Myra MacPherson, adapted from an article published in Consortium News February 16, 2015:   We travel further south, to Nha Trang. This fashionable resort mecca — with high-rise hotels, turquoise bay and sandy beaches — is in wild contrast … Continue reading

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The Endless Tragedy of Vietnam, Part 3

Part 3 in a series by Myra MacPherson, adapted from an article published in Consortium News February 16, 2015 Back out of darkness, squinting in the sun, we walked to meet a nearby villager. His family thought him out of … Continue reading

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The Endless Tragedy of Vietnam, Part 1

Part 1 in a series from by Myra MacPherson adapted from an article published in Consortium News February 16, 2015 This series shows us Vietnam as seen through the lens of five American ex-soldiers: They returned to their former battlefield, … Continue reading

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Empowering Refugees through Creative Writing

By guest author Olivia Kate Cerrone. During August 2014, I taught at the Stella Maris Onlus organization, a women’s refugee center in Syracuse, Sicily, where I led a creative writing workshop for Africans seeking asylum in Italy. My focus was … Continue reading

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