Our Human Family
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Our Human Family

All-American Dreams

How words help us identify ourselves

When my parents married in 1952, they vowed they would love each other forever. When the rabbi conducting the ceremony asked them to repeat and state their vows, they said those two mundane words:

“I do.”

Before the ceremony, though, they had spoken other words, and though I wasn’t there when these utterances became…



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Terry Barr

I write about music, culture, food, and my Alabama past in The Riff, InTune, FanFare, A Cornered Gurl, Rock n”Heavy, Counter Arts, and Plethora of Pop.