Tag Archives: dignity

Where we find ourselves, 2016

by cheri block sabraw My great-grandparents came to the United States from several places—Lithuania and Germany. They came in the late 19th century to New Orleans, Louisiana, and through Ellis Island, New York. They came, as I have been told, … Continue reading

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Rose of Sharon and Teresa Vega

  by cheri block The Economist’s Andreas Kluth is a master storyteller and in the Christmas issue on newsstands this week, he tells the troubling but inspiring story of the Vega family. It is tough to read, especially for those … Continue reading

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“You’re our own folks,” Huston said sadly. *

by cheri block sabraw   We all get busy. And sometimes, we are so intent on our mission, we forget how sensitive other people can be. A woman who came into my business last week reminded me of this in … Continue reading

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