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Sometimes Amazing Things Happen: Heartbreak and Hope on the Bellevue Hospital Psychiatric Prison Ward

By Elizabeth Ford. Regan Arts, 2017. 247 pages. $27.95/hardcover; $16.99/paperback; $14.99/eBook. How many of us could survive one day in [鈥

Carl Blumenthal is a member of Brooklyn (N.Y.) Meeting and a reporter on mental healthcare.


Posted in: Creativity and the Arts, June/July 2018 Books, Quaker Book Reviews
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What Once Was Can Be Again

Working on a shared vision of equality and a just peace between Palestinians and Israelis.

Sandy Rea is a member of Central Philadelphia (Pa.) Meeting. He has lived for three separate years in the Middle East and visited a number of other times. He serves as clerk of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Middle East Collaborative.


Posted in: Features, Quakers and the Holy Land
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Michael Allen Moore

Moore鈥擬ichael Allen Moore, 70, on December 24, 2017, in Oak Ridge, Tenn. Michael was born on December 3, 1946, in [鈥

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Ann Cotton Levinger

Levinger鈥擜nn Cotton Levinger, 86, on June 21, 2017, in Amherst, Mass., with her family around her, serenaded by her husband, [鈥

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Maria Barbara Lenz Ladd

Ladd鈥擬aria Barbara Lenz Ladd, 91, of Friends House in Sandy Spring, Md., on June 28, 2017. Maria was born on [鈥

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Anne Foulke

Foulke鈥擜nne Foulke, 90, on June 1, 2016, peacefully, in her sleep at Maria Joseph Continuing Care Community in Danville, Pa. [鈥

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Harry Groff Lefever

Lefever鈥擧arry Groff Lefever, 85, longtime resident of Atlanta鈥檚 Candler Park neighborhood, on February 3, 2017, at home in Athens, Ga. [鈥

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Conscientious Objection: Is This for You? Discerning a Claim and Documenting It with Selective Service

By Curt Torell. Quaker House of Fayetteville, N.C., 2016. 209 pages. $15/paperback. This book is a niche book, but Quaker [鈥

J. E. McNeil is a member of Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.) and as an attorney a longtime supporter of those who say no to war. She spent 11 years as the executive director of the Center on Conscience & War. She鈥檚 trained hundreds of Quaker, Mennonite, Brethren, Unitarian, and other youth in writing a conscientious objector file.


Posted in: November 2017 Books, Quaker Libraries
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Careen Marie Rizzo Mayer

Mayer鈥擟areen Marie Rizzo Mayer, 77, on February 27, 2017, at her home in Annapolis, Md., of natural causes. Careen was [鈥


Posted in: Conscience, Milestones
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Stephen Allen Hawk

Hawk鈥擲tephen Allen Hawk, 73, on March 10, 2017, in Chicago, Ill., after a long illness. Steve was born on July [鈥

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