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The Starfish Story

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I started a term of service as an AmeriCorps Member in September of 1994, during the first year of AmeriCorps. I served my community in support of a state-wide scholarship initiative in Indiana. President Bill Clinton swore us in via satellite from the White House our first day. I was one of 22,000 AmeriCorps Members who said the AmeriCorps pledge …

Wisdom Through Awful Grace: Reflections on Martin Luther King, Robert Kennedy, and a Landmark for Peace

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Even in our sleep, pain which cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, until, in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom through the awful grace of God.      Aeschylus Indianapolis was my first grown-up city. Indianapolis was the first place I lived after I graduated from college. Indianapolis was the first place I rented my own apartment. I …