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From My Desk by Kendall McCullough

Gratitude Laughter, smiling faces, running bodies, mass of arms and hands reaching to hug and touch our skin. This is what I remember the most about Africa. The children were orphans. Left by parents dying of AIDS, too poor to take care of them, strung out on drugs, killed by tribal violence, or many of…

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Nancy’s Notions

Can You Retrain Your Brain? Mike wrote a list and checked it twice. This time he was going to kill it: • Make a healthy snack • Go to the gym • Don’t waste time on cell phone • Read a classic novel • Housetrain Rex Twenty-four hours later, Mike munched celery sticks while reading…

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The 501 by Hanaba Munn Welch

The five-quarter game A new era begins. Grandson Cutter is playing football. He’s not big enough to play football. But neither are his teammates. OK, a few of them look rather weighty, including the somewhat-muscled star running back who played on the opposing team at the last game. Slender Cutter made a spectacular tackle by…

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Opinon

Be kind to everyone America is tearing itself apart — over everything. Politics. Cultural issues. Economics. Foreign policy. Social justice. Everything is put through that prism, and for some, the issues we are confronting today are simply irreconcilable, and define every single aspect of our existence, including who we are allowed to keep company with—even…

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Peggy’s Corner

By Post Public Library Staff_ “The Girl Who Reads on the Métro” by Christine Féret-Fleury This book is a joy to read from start to finish. An ode to booklovers everywhere, this gem of a book follows Juliette as she rides the Paris metro to and from work and muses about her fellow passengers and…

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Devo by Jose Limas

What is my purpose? Genesis 2:15 NIV “The Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it.” Many people are frustrated because year after year they can’t seem to be able to “FIND” their purpose. The truth is, purpose is not something you…

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Do You Remember?

By Voda Beth Gradine_ This week I want to talk about The Post Dispatch itself. The paper was started by Mrs. Eva Bailey and her son E. A. Warren, Jr. in 1926. Mrs. Bailey and her first husband, E.A. Warren, Sr. started the Post City Post in 1918. After her husband died and she took…

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