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planting a seed

Posted on January 4, 2016 at 7:30pm 2 Comments

On New Year’s Day, my husband came home from work and started our “how the day went” conversation over breakfast with a shorthand version of stories about drunk people doing stupid things. Then he shared a story that touched me.

He was one of several officers responding to a late night disturbance at a fast food restaurant. A black teen boy walked past with one hand raised, his middle finger extended, aimed at police on the scene. My husband’s partner, a black woman, looked at the boy…


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At 7:56pm on January 4, 2016, JMac1949 Today said…

Planting a seed is such a great post.  Hope to read more of your posts and comments in the future.

At 3:13pm on December 26, 2012, Hyblaean~ Julie said…

yay! you're here :D

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