Tuesday, January 28, 2014

3 Opinion-Editorials worth reading today

Teaching "The Odyssey" at San Quentin by Bill Smoot
He worried the inmates would dismiss the ancient story.  Instead, they saw themselves --and the power of literature. Read more.

The 'How Are You?' Culture Clash by Alina Simone
Ask a Russian, “How are you?” and you will hear, for better or worse, the truth. Read more.
A Boundless Love Contained by a Single ZIP Code by Wendy Kennar
Born at the same hospital, went to the same schools, rode the same bus.  Love grows even when the territory doesn't.  Read more.

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