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Final portrait of Shannon Zimmerman's father done by her older sister Erika Delzell Zimmerman. Courtesy of the author.

A Quaker’s Passing: My Father’s Way

Final portrait of Shannon Zimmerman’s father done by her older sister Erika Delzell Zimmerman. Courtesy of the author. My sisters and I were raised in a small town in Colorado that did not have its own Quaker meeting. Though my father would sometimes drive to the next town to attend meeting, we never went as a family. My sisters and I were, at first appearance, raised outside🔒

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Shannon Zimmerman is a lifelong Quaker raised in Colorado. Specializing in conflict resolution, she is currently living in Brisbane, Australia, working on a PhD. Her hope is to someday find a way to bring peace into politics. She is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.).


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One Response to A Quaker’s Passing: My Father’s Way

  1. Linda Wilk July 31, 2017 at 1:40 pm #

    City & State
    Falling Waters
    Thank you so much! What an exquisitely deep yet simple expression of faith. You have touched the very roots of my own belief.

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