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I Talked To My Kid About September 11

September 7, 2011 by


(Image: Joe Woolhead) UPDATE: Ian Frazier wrote a column about Sal the bus driver in the New Yorker. Read it here. He describes my exact experience, that Sal flipped the bus around like a Superhero. Were you on my bus Ian Frazier? xoxo to Sal and cha-cha-cha. My bus was waiting to get into the Lincoln […]

Photos We’re Moved By: Sixty-Six Years Since Hiroshima/Nagasaki

August 8, 2011 by


Pause. Sixty-six years ago August 4, in 1945, the U.S. dropped two atomic bombs. The first was in Hiroshima. The second was in the city of Nagasaki. These two events are the only use of nuclear weapons in war to date. The role of the bombings in Japan’s surrender and U.S.’s ethical justification for them, […]