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August 2011 Blog Posts (2)

SC is calling me home

as i sit in my summer apartment for the last final hours, i sit back and think of everything that has happened this summer. i spent over two months of my life in this place. with people i just met. working with kids from all kinds of backgrounds and family situations. will i ever see them again? will i ever see this apartment again? will i ever go back to national baptist memorial church? i have pictures and memories that capture this experience so well. but they're just images. in print and in… Continue

Added by Laura Koone on August 6, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

A Child's Smile

So as I sit here writing this post, I note that this Wednesday is the half way point for the summer. 4 and a half weeks I have spent with these beautiful kids. 4 and a half weeks of four-square, of singing songs, of driving kids to and from places. Four and a half weeks of disciplining, of handing out strikes, and of resolving conflict (or at least attempting to). But when I look back at these past four and half weeks, it's not the days of chaos and frustration that I remember. Nor is it…

Added by John Taylor Bell on August 3, 2011 at 10:45pm — No Comments

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