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May 2018: What Are Quaker Values Anyway?

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Fifth Annual Student Voices Project
Powerful Quakers by Lukas Austin
The Value of Loss by Emily Weyrauch
Selling Quakerism by Tom Hoopes
The Quaker Value of Testing by Asha Sanaker

May 2018 Books

Olivia-Dietrich

Community or Competition

I shakily stepped out of the car. I had to grip the door for support. Even though it was a […]

Olivia Dietrich, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School


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abel-rupertus

Family Is Family

I am adopted. Both my mom and my dad are white. Both of my sisters are also white. My brother […]

Abel Rupertus, Grade 6, Greene Street Friends School


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Sawyer-Beveridge

Would You Still Love Me If I Were a Boy?

I remember the night I told my mom I wasn’t exactly a girl. I was so worried about telling her. […]

Sawyer Beveridge, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School


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Jules-Needleman

The Imaginary Box

I was different in third grade. Some of my classmates thought antagonizing me was cool; they used it as a […]

Jules Needleman, Grade 6, Greene Street Friends School


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Frances-Kelly

The Art of Loving Yourself

“I love myself.” I speak into the mirror, my voice cracks into a barely audible whisper, the embarrassment squeaking through […]

Frances Kelly, Grade 10, New Garden Friends School


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Olivia-Jaekle

Different Opinions, Same Community

Last year I attended an all-girls school in Southeastern Pennsylvania. This school’s community consisted of some diversity geographically, but most […]

Olivia Jaekle, Grade 10, Westtown School


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Chloe-Arden-Allman

Teaching Equality

When I was about three years old, my family hired a babysitter named Chelsea. Chelsea was quite the culture shock […]

Chloe Arden Allman, Grade 9, Westtown School


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robert-bennett

Finding Simplicity in My Life

As many people’s lives become more cluttered with events and activities, we become more and more reliant on physical items. […]

Robert Bennett, Grade 9, Westtown School, member of Durham (Maine) Meeting


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Elizabeth-Hare

The Realization

Simplicity is something that everyone needs. It’s something that makes life easier. It made my life easier. It adds a […]

Elizabeth Hare, Grade 6, Sidwell Friends School


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Zein-Mosarsaa

Peacefulness in a Chaotic World

Peacefulness has been a common theme throughout my life and my journeys. My mother and father have been through so […]

Zein Mosarsaa, Grade 10, Westtown School


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