Letter to My Grandchildren

Dear grandchildren, Ever since the bombing of the World Trade Center in New York over two years ago, I have been wanting to write to you to share some of the reasons I remain hopeful about our world despite the discouraging current conditions. I know all of you share the feeling that our government has taken a wrong turn. In its so‐called war on the terrorists, our government went against world opinion and invaded Iraq, and it has had little concept of how our policies have provoked, rather than reduced, terrorism in the Middle East. With new government regulations🔒

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Margaret Hope Bacon, a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting, is an author and lecturer. Her most recent book is a novel,Year of Grace. She has four grandchildren, four stepgrandchildren, and eight stepgreat-grandchildren.

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