Setting Down the Privilege Backpack, One Pound at a Time

On learning to be inefficient

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Skittering around the edge of the crowd, Penny did not approach me directly. Her dirty pink cap followed her eyes downward, arms folded tightly across her chest. She walked quickly, perhaps hoping I would notice and spare her the bravery of talking. And I did.

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Grateful for such cool water, I’m adding my voice to the world’s pool — ripple or no — because the act of creation itself is healing. www.weekendswell.com

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