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Guest Post: A blind date with Irma

September 9, 201714 CommentsPosted in guest blog

My sister Marilee and her family have lived in Orlando more than 30 years now. Here she is with an eyewitness account of preparations for Hurricane Irma — they anticipate they’ll experience the first signs of the storm tomorrow night. by Marilee Amodt Hurricanes — we’ve seen a few. Andrew, Bonnie, Charley, Frances, Matthew. Like […]

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Guest post by Wanda Bridgeforth: “I wouldn’t take nothing for my journey”

August 6, 20174 CommentsPosted in guest blog, memoir writing, politics, visiting schools

Here’s a piece Ninety-five-year-old Wanda Bridgeforth wrote after her WGN Radio interview last weekend. Remembering DuSable by Wanda Bridgeforth The interview with Dave Hoekstra and Beth Finke brought back more memories of my happy days at DuSable High School. On February 1, 1935, it was a thrill to be entering a Brand-New building at the […]

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