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Todd Clayton

Todd Clayton is an AmeriCorps service member, working in National City, Calif., as a mentor for violent, underserved, minority youth.

Blog Posts by Todd Clayton

Posted by Todd Clayton 3 years 8 weeks ago Saturday, doctors took Shaima Alawadi, 32, an Iraqi mother of five, off life support, three days after her 17-year-old daughter, Fatima Al Himidi, found her brutally...
Posted by Todd Clayton 3 years 13 weeks ago
A friend of mine — one who’s wiser and kinder and more thoughtful than I — knows the difficult, painful unweaving I’m talking about. She, too, was carroted down the rabbit trail of a hope-filled...
Posted by Todd Clayton 3 years 17 weeks ago
She bit her bottom lip first, then lifted her gaze to my unassuming face. When she started looking at me softly, like I was some sort of oft-beaten puppy, I knew what was coming.“I’m so sorry,” she...