• ­Dear Sarah,

    I am impressed with your coming out story,” Sarah’s Coming Out Story,” because, firstly, it takes so much courage to put your deepest self out there for others to see. In a way it’s easier to keep hiding it, at least you know that no one is judging you and your life is predictable. Secondly I appreciate your use of metaphor to help…[Read more]

  • To my first friend,

    You probably remember the age we were and even where we were when we first met, your memory is uncanny. I’m guessing that we were about 7 years old and we either met at school or somewhere on

  • Hi Amanda,
    This is well written and to the point, I love it. I agree with everything you have to say, except the part about “how unimportant my struggles have been.” Although I believe you’re stating that in comparison with the larger picture of the struggles of the nation, I still feel it’s important to acknowledge your own struggles for they’ve…[Read more]

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  • Dear Leaders of America,

    My name is Jennifer Vollink-Tyler. I am a returning adult student and Michigan State University. At age 45 I had to leave the career I’ve had for 27 years in food service due to physical

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