Monthly Archives: February 2012

Imprisoned.

“Everything out of your pockets! Jackets and belts off! No cell phones!” We comply to the barking orders from the officers as we line up in the cold outside Division V among the girlfriends, mothers, and small children of the … Continue reading

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Loving the “Lost Cause”

He approaches us every Wednesday as we walk. The encounter begins with some form of harassment aimed at Brother Jim: throwing a football at his back, tugging at his denim habit, or asking repeated questions, perhaps. The projected toughness of … Continue reading

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Home.

It was a place where everyone knew your name. Your kids all grew up together and played in one another’s homes. Doors were unlocked and neighbors walked in without knocking. If you needed a cup of sugar, a place to … Continue reading

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