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Kathryn Plasencia

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  • Early North American Civilization circa 1500
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    Early North American Civilization circa 1500

    2 months ago

    I am Kai. I come from Diné Bikéyah. My people have lived here for many moons. I, my mother, my mother’s mother, and so on, until very few of the elders will agree on where our ancestors truly came...

  • Today my son bit his tongue. HARD.
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    Today my son bit his tongue. HARD.

    6 years ago

    He was climbing on a kitchen chair - most likely to get onto the table, as he so often does. Somehow, between when I said, “Sam, sit down before you fall,” and when I heard the bang, my 1-year-old lost his...

  • Mexican Migrant Workers: Nuisance or Necessity?
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    Mexican Migrant Workers: Nuisance or Necessity?

    2 years ago

    Every morning, Luis Arriega wakes before dawn to make the two-and-a-half-hour trek from his small Mexican village to Sinaloa de Leyva, where he works as an auto mechanic. His wife Maria stays home with the children and...

  • Abortions in the First Trimester
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    Abortions in the First Trimester

    2 months ago

    While medical abortions in the first trimester are becoming more generally accepted, evidence does show the intentional termination of a pregnancy to have physical and psychological consequences.

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