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writing roots part 2: dr. alden

I traveled a bumpy road through high school and college, largely because I didn’t learn how to study until well into my 20s. I spent much of my young adult life feeling like a failure when it came to academic … Continue reading

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writing roots part 1: ms. shadow

I’ve worn a lot of hats since I first began writing at age 8, when my third grade language arts teacher, Marcelyn Hellbusch Shadow, assigned me to start keeping a journal. By commission, I’ve been a storyteller, essayist, high school … Continue reading

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