Five Years Ago

Posted on August 27, 2010

Five years ago this Sunday Hurricane Katrina made landfall in Louisiana and brought a nation together in grief and frustration. The storm, one of the five deadliest in US history, set records for intensity as it tore through the Atlantic. After clipping the tip of Florida it entered the Gulf of Mexico. There it became [...]


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We Salute Dr. Little, a Giant Among Us

Posted on August 24, 2010

In some ways I wish I had never heard of Dr. Tom Little. When he was unknown he was an optometrist from Delmar, New York, a father of three. For over four decades he travelled to Afghanistan to provide free eye care to farmers and herders in the mountains. His trips were purely apolitical. He [...]


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