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Battle Scars

I finished a 1,200-word essay with this title two days ago. I fully intended to publish it this morning, but it did not seem right today. Instead, I offer this short introduction to something I shared last year. It is … Continue reading

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One Day at a Time

Yesterday, May 29, 2017, was Memorial Day. It is the day we remember the men and women who died in defense of the country. One of those we remember is David C. M. Jackson, my brother. His name is engraved … Continue reading

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Run Silent, Run Deep

Baby Boomers and their parents may recognize the title of this piece. It was a classic war film from 1958 starring two of the country‚Äôs hottest male stars. The title comes from submarine tactics during World War II. To avoid … Continue reading

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