Independence (6 Stories)
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On this Fourth of July, think back ... How and when did you declare your own independence, and what did it mean to you when you achieved it? Have your children achieved theirs? Do you worry about living independently as you get older? How do you feel about your country on its birthday? Share your stories of independence forward. Start Writing
A Borrowed Story From My Neighbor, a Judge by
Betsy Pfau200 (356 Stories)
Prompted By Independence
The Honorable James L. Oakes and his wife Mara lived next to me on Martha’s Vineyard until his death in 2007. He was kind, patient, brilliant and I adored him. Mara, with whom I remain close, shared this article on citizenhood, reprinted from the Brattleboro Reformer, on July 4, 2010. She gave me permission to… Read More