Age of Awareness
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Age of Awareness

A Third Grade Lesson

Are we great yet?

I stood in the power-tool aisle of Home Depot, perusing the shelves. But my thoughts drifted back to a second-floor classroom occupying the southwest corner of the three-story brick building at the corner of Kensington and N. Belmont. My third-grade teacher was in the middle of a lesson on the woes of communism. This setting was in the Soviet Union’s hay-day, back when they were one of the big…

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