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Interview with Lynn and Steve Newsom

Watch our bonus interview with the directors of Quaker House (transcript available below). Links and resources: Quaker House website My Path [ā€¦]

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Author Ralph G. Steinhardt reads his poignant story, ā€œMemories of My Fatherā€™s Memoriesā€

Author reading.

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Forum August 2015

Letters from our readers.

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One of the 779 porcelain teacups inscribed with flowers. This one has 220 tulips, which represents the number of detainees from Afghanistan.

A Cup of Tea

Creating meaning out of trauma.

Jean Grant is a member of Oread Meeting in Lawrence, Kans., and author of its privately published 50-year history, Seeds of Silence, and a novel, The Burning Veil.

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What Is Moral Injury and Why Should Friends Care?

Creating safe spaces for veterans to confront the effects of moral injury.

Kristen Richardson is a member of Chatham-Summit Meeting in New York and Friends General Conferenceā€™s Quaker Quest travel team. A former international aid worker, she continues to seek opportunities to put her program, strategic, and spiritual skills into the service of those who need them most through a ministry of management.

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A Letter from a Warrior

A World War II soldier and POW shares hope for the future.

George Rubin is a member of Medford (N.J.) Meeting, a retired podiatrist, and has served as clerk for New York Yearly Meeting, Medford Meeting, and American Friends Service Committeeā€™s New York regional office. He writes for the Medford Leas literary publication, is active with many Quaker organizations, and enjoys working with youth.

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The Work Continues

Hiroshima and Nagasaki in the Struggle against Nuclear Weapons.

David Harrington Watt is a member of Chestnut Hill Meeting in Philadelphia, Pa. Marian Ronan is a writer based in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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News August 2015

News of Friends

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His Last Years

Friends Journal poetry: He bought a / Cadillac, an RV, / shiny brass figurines with / granddadā€™s estateā€¦

Danny P. Barbare lives in Greenville, S.C.

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What We Stand On and The Door In

What We Stand On By Paul Christiansen. Pendle Hill Pamphlets (Number 429), 2014. 29 pages. $7/pamphlet. The Door In By [ā€¦]

William Shetter is a member of Bloomington (Ind,) Meeting. He is an avid follower of othersā€™ personal journeys, and in a recent Pendle Hill pamphlet reflected on his own.

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