Driving today through Port-au-Prince in the glaring summer sun, there is still plenty of rubble being removed. Presumably, almost seven months after the earthquake, bodies are still being discovered.
"I'm against you guys." A middle-aged man from Cincinnati proudly wearing an American flag on his T-shirt defiantly uttered these words to me a few weeks ago in Columbus, Ohio.
Heroes are not made in the warm hallways of cul-de-sac safety. Nor are they made of black and white print from the critic's air-conditioned desk.
In November 2008, a Latino man, Marcelo Lucero, was stalked and murdered on a street in Patc
President Obama is keeping hope alive for comprehensive immigration reform legislation this year.
Knowing that we are going to die, how then should we live?
A friend tells me that she finds it difficult nowadays to admit that she is a Catholic.
I catch up on my news in the airport. Yesterday I watched this obscure story about a second grader in Rhode Island who wore a baseball cap to school with soldiers carrying guns on the front.