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The Forty-Seven Percent

Many years ago my three children and I were nearly homeless. Child support wasn’t coming and I was too sick to work. In addition, no jobs paid enough to pay child care for three children under five. We went from … Continue reading

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Justice, Part 1

Mary Tsukamoto, a small woman of sixty-six when I interviewed her in 1982, described to me the sufferings of her Japanese immigrant parents during the first decades of the twentieth century. She cried unself-consciously as she talked about the life … Continue reading

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