Expecting the World: Learning from Women in Left-Out Places

by Jerri Dell Expecting the World is the story of one woman’s unlikely thirty-year rise through a male-dominated international organization, to pioneer a new approach to women in development, improve livelihoods and reduce poverty. It is an intimate account...

Ocean of Time

by Robert A. Duke Dreams are harmless (even beneficial) until you try to make them your reality. Having realized a fragment of his dream-to see the world from the deck of his own boat-pushed Robert Duke to the precipice of a life-altering decision. He leased his...

Heart of This Family: Lessons in Down Syndrome and Love

by Linda Morrow 1966, the Beatles and “Leave It To Beaver” reign, the Vietnam War and Civil Rights rage, feminism is unheard of, and Linda’s first baby is diagnosed with Down syndrome. Linda refuses to institutionalize him, determined to raise Steve at home. For the...

In Search of Pink Flamingos

by Susan Greisen A young woman defies her parents’ demands to become a farmer’s wife. At age nineteen, with a suitcase full of farm-smarts and a license to be a practical nurse, Susan joins the Peace Corps in Africa. She meets multiple challenges in her...
A Quest for Tears: Surviving Traumatic Brain Injury

A Quest for Tears: Surviving Traumatic Brain Injury

by Seán Dwyer When his small Honda is rear-ended by a much larger vehicle (traveling at 55 miles per hour), the Honda is demolished and while the small car’s owner manages to walk away, he suffers extensive brain injury.  His struggle to regain memory, sense of...

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