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John Munson

John Munson describes himself as “a Quaker, a Pacific Northwesterner, and an internationalist. I’ve been a lawyer for more than […]

Kara Newell, a member of Reedwood Friends Church in Portland, Oregon, lives in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania. ©Kara Newell


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Steve and Marlene Pedigo

He’s a city boy from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the second of five children who learned early to work and be self-sufficient. […]

Kara Newell, a member of Reedwood Friends Church in Portland, Oregon, lives in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania. © 2002 Kara Newell


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Mickey Edgerton

Muriel (Mickey) Wesner Edgerton is openly self-effacing. Punctuated by her distinctive giggle, she characterizes herself as a “blabbermouth,” an “extrovert,” […]

Kara Newell, a member of Reedwood Friends Church in Portland, Oregon, lives in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania. ©2002 Kara Newell


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Phil Lord

Convinced Friend? Phil Lord, a Philadelphia lawyer, describes himself as “hooked.” “When I started private practice with Hal Commons, our […]

Kara Newell is a member of Reedwood Friends Church in Portland, Oregon. © 2002 Kara Newell


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Dulany Ogden Bennett

With William Penn, 300 years ago, Dulany Ogden Bennett’s ancestors came to what is now Chester County, in suburban Philadelphia. […]

Kara Newell is a member of Reedwood Friends Church in Portland, Oregon. ©2001 Kara Newell


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Tom Ewell

Tom Ewell may be one of the few Friends whose clearness committee didn’t clear him on the first try! He […]

Kara Newell is a member of Reedwood Friends Church in Portland, Oregon. © 2001 Kara Newell


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Bob Philbrook

Bob Philbrook is as vibrant, confident, and energetic as anyone you’ll ever meet. He also happens to have gotten polio […]

Kara Newell is a member of Reedwood Friends Church in Portland, Oregon. © 2001 Kara Newell


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Loida Fernandez

Conversation with Loida Fernandez focuses on family, Quakers, and her current work. Her life seems shaped by her Quaker heritage […]

Kara Newell, a member of Reedwood Friends Church in Portland, Oregon, retired as executive director of AFSC in 2000. © 2001 Kara Newell


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Althea Sumpter

The question had to be asked, right at the beginning: was she named for Althea Gibson, a tennis player whom […]

Kara Newell, a member of Reedwood Friends Church in Portland, Oregon, lives in Ridley Park, Pennsylvania.


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Barbara Mays

Barbara Mays, a musician, writer/editor and mother, describes herself first as a Hoosier. She returned to Richmond, Indiana, in the […]

Kara Newell, a member of Reedwood Friends Church in Portland, Oregon, lives in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania.


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