A friend of mine—okay, it was my counselor—drew a stick figure on a sheet of paper. She labeled this the “private” self. Then she drew an outline around the figure, about a half-inch larger, and named it the “public” self. The difference between the two figures, between the private and public selves, represents the degree to which we have integrity. I paused […]
“Dad, what time is it?” my son asked from the back seat. “It's 5:30.” I knew exactly what he'd say next. “No, it's 5:28!” I watched his face light up. Gotcha! his beaming smile said. I felt delight, too—the kind that comes from knowing your child the way only a parent can. Like any attentive parent, I know my children I know how they'll r […]
“Skinny bones, skinny bones,” the boy taunted. “Stick,” another chimed. In return, I could have chanted “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” But even as a little girl, I knew the popular rhyme wasn’t true. Unkind, thoughtless words did hurt—sometimes badly, leaving wounds that went deeper and lasted much longer than a welt fr […]
A Parkland shooting survivor and pro-Second Amendment activist said Harvard University rescinded his acceptance as a result of racist remarks he made before the 2018 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida.
Lori Alhadeff, mother of Parkland shooting victim Alyssa Alhadeff, shares how she feels after former Broward County Sheriff's Deputy Scot Peterson was charged with 11 counts, including felony child neglect, for the way he responded to the shooting.
The scene at Parkland, Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on February 14, 2018, was one of unimaginable carnage. The shattered, bloodstained bodies of high school teenagers and school staff were everywhere. The final toll of 17 dead and another 17 wounded made Parkland one of worst school shootings in US history.
Vice President Mike Pence's communications director Jarrod Agen is leaving the administration after two and a half years, CNN has learned. Agen was one of the vice president's most trusted advisers who held multiple roles in Pence's office.
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