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Very Bien- My Franglais Missed Connection

Two things happened on the same day recently that opened up a subject that I have desperately tried to avoid for a while now: my tempestuous relationship with the French language. Ever since I chose it over Spanish in seventh grade, my French has been a source of pride and shame in equal measure. Pride…… Continue reading Very Bien- My Franglais Missed Connection

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A Case for the Statue of Responsibility: What is to give light must endure burning

Last night’s Google search went like this: What is the name of the adorable actor who stars in my favorite underrated fairy tale movie, Stardust? What else has he been in? What’s “There Be Dragons”? Who was Josemaria Escriva? Who were his influential friends in psychology? Long story short, my frantic curiosity of a hot actor led me to the discovery…… Continue reading A Case for the Statue of Responsibility: What is to give light must endure burning