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God’s Hammer, guerrilla warfare, Ukraine and the breath of life

When I was a little girl, 5 years old, my lungs asserted themselves inauspiciously. Starting with several months of pneumonia, they proceeded, as I grew up, into various bronchial uproars, and then asthma attacks. It was during an extended asthma … Continue reading

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The veneration of war and its masters

My parents’ families, first generation Americans, did not give birth to a lot of soldiers. Indeed, a branch of the family — the ones from Odessa — came to the United States in rejection of soldiering. My father’s father went … Continue reading

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