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Hancock鈥擱uthEmma Hare Hancock, 93, on August 9, 2018, in Greensboro, N.C. Ruth was born on April 3, 1925, in Johnson [鈥

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El Paso Quakers on the Border Today

How Friends along the Mexican border are responding to needs.

Ann Birch is currently clerk of El Paso (Tex.) Meeting. She is a librarian who settled in on the border in the 1960s.

Posted in: Outside the Meetinghouse, Witness
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Top Ten Quaker Bestsellers 2018

Popular books at the 2018 FGC Gathering

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Phillips鈥擩ohn Noble Phillips, 97, on November 17, 2017, in Minneapolis, Minn. Jack was born on March 24, 1920, in Evanston, [鈥

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Finding My Community

I grew up going to a Quaker meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina. I never truly liked going to meeting because [鈥

Jocie Resnik, Grade 9, Westtown School, member of Goshen Meeting in West Chester, Pa.

Posted in: Student Voice Project 2018, Student Voices Project, What Are Quaker Values Anyway?
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War Against War: The American Fight for Peace, 1914鈥1918

By Michael Kazin. Simon & Schuster, 2017. 378 pages. $28/hardcover; $17/paperback (January 2018); $14.99/eBook. This year marks the one鈥恏undredth anniversary [鈥

Dave Austin is a member of Haddonfield (N.J.) Meeting. He lives in Marlton, N.J., where he teaches middle school world history.

Posted in: November 2017 Books, Quaker Libraries
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Wild Birds, Fantasy, and the Possible

A memoir through books.

James W. Hood teaches nineteenth-century British literature, composition, and American nature writing at Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C. 聽He is a member of Greensboro鈥檚 Friendship Meeting.

Posted in: Online Features, September 2017
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Quakers, Restrooms, and the Learning Curve

Quakers tend to follow the leading to be in the world but not of it, although last summer gave us [鈥

Debby Churchman lives in Arlington, Va., and works for Friends Meeting of Washington (D.C.).

Posted in: Quaker Summers, Viewpoint
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Sweet Ol鈥 Camp Tunes

The sound of guitars, pianos, and voices of camp.

Kyle Weinman is a tenth-grader at Friends School of Baltimore. He likes soccer, chess, and documenting his exciting experiences through literature. He has been attending Echo Hill Summer Camp in Worton, Md., for the past six years.

Posted in: Online Features, Quaker Summers
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Unbound: A Novel in Verse

By Ann E. Burg. Scholastic Press, 2016. 345 pages. $16.99/hardcover; $10.99/eBook. Recommended for ages 9鈥12. If you鈥檙e looking for a [鈥

Judith Favor belongs to Claremont Meeting in Southern California.

Posted in: Quaker Book Reviews, Quaker Summers, Young Friends Bookshelf
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