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From Liberty to Captivity

What if on one cold, rainy night you watched the FBI descend upon and raid your neighbor’s house and you had no idea why they were there? What if you found out from an article that had been put in your mailbox anonymously several weeks later, …

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Why NIMBY?

While driving to meet a friend for breakfast one Sunday morning I was wrestling with an important decision and whispered one of those “God, if you could just give me some direction here…” prayers. My actual words were more along the lines of, “God, I …

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Human Trafficking 101

The U.S. State Department defines human trafficking as “the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person for labor or services, through the use of force, fraud or coercion for the purpose of subjection to involuntary servitude, peonage, debt bondage or slavery.” (Trafficking in …

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The Nameless Boy Who Broke My Heart

This blog was written by: Maile Smucker
Maile Silva Smucker is a wife, mother, teacher, adventurer, and justice-seeker who lives in Southern Lancaster County. You can follow her ramblings at www.mailesilva.com

For the first few months, I thought about him everyday. I’d never met him, didn’t even have …

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