Age of Empathy
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Age of Empathy

The Unsung Heroes of Democracy: Voters’ Pamphlets

No drama and no frills, but loads of critical information

I moved to Oregon 18 years ago, the year that George W. Bush and Dick Cheney ran against John Kerry and John Edwards. Honestly, I hardly remember that election — I had to look up who the potential VPs were that year in order to start writing this story.



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Suzanne Johnson

Writing about the things I love the most: family, nature, food, and adventuring across this beautiful planet.