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100 Years of Quiet Tenacity

Friends of Fairhope, Alabama.

Laura Melvin is a member of Fairhope (Ala.) Meeting. She has published in various magazines and is the author of the book Public Secrets and Justice: A Journal of a Circuit Court Judge, which is available through QuakerBooks of FGC.

Posted in: Online Features, September 2017
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Though I am just a 14鈥恲ear鈥恛ld girl caught between two worlds, I would like to offer you some advice

Student Voices: 鈥淭hough many families do enter the United States illegally, there should be a process for them to correct [鈥

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Ken Wallace

Wallace鈥擪en Wallace, 87, on March 15, 2015, in Fairhope, Ala. Ken was born on December 14, 1927, in the rural [鈥

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The Monkey Who Went to Meeting

A story from a Friend in Costa Rica.

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What Would You Do If a Kid Threw a Fork on a Ten鈥怓oot Roof?

Once, a devoted Quaker who works with the teens at Berea (Ky.) Meeting asked me the pointed question of why [鈥

Maggie Hess just graduated Berea College where she attended Berea (Ky.) Friends Meeting. She is spending the summer in Bristol, Tennessee in her mother's house and says sitting by the creek is the best medicine for the human condition. She has published poetry in聽Friends Journal,Alehouse Review,聽Blue Fifth Review, and聽Milk Sugar Literature.

Posted in: August 2012: Sustainable Travel, Departments
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