Category Archives: Burnett (Frances Hodgson)

2018’s Top Story: Parkland

Friday A top contender for 2018’s story of the year is the Parkland shooting and its aftermath, which includes the young people’s March for Our Lives. The story stands out because of the life-affirming response to a devastating tragedy. Here’s the post I wrote the Monday after the march. Reprinted from March 26, 2018 As I watched […]

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