From the start,
it was his striking wide-eyed grin,
toppling wavy hair
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You pleaded for me to breathe love into you,
Every time you pressed your lips onto mine
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She was filled with sunshine and spirit,
With a nose freckled pink—
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Engulfed by a heavy heart filled with wounds,
He longs to be free from compunction and despair.
His past causes him anguish and fear
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They fire flames of fury at her,
Say her transitioning is wrong
As if there’s only one way to live,
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Dear Volunteer Veteran, Thank you for being a model of a humble, altruistic volunteer to our group and the others involved with Appalachia Service Project (ASP). Before our encounter, I had never met anyone so invested in helping a cause;
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My wise fifth-grade teacher once demonstrated to the class the importance of treating others with respect by using just a single piece of paper with a stick figure drawn on it. During the presentation, he stood at the center of the room and stated that the drawing represented a person being bullied, as he crumpled the […]
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