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Team Hoyt: the ultimate father-son love story

For years I had heard of “Team Hoyt,” but it wasn’t until I saw Dick Hoyt in person and did further research that I understood what the words love, sacrifice and courage mean. “Team Hoyt” is Dick Hoyt, 73, and … Continue reading

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The silent storytellers in my neighborhood

On my daily walks I’ve been detouring through a nearby cemetery, a very old graveyard with some headstones from the 1800s. The inscriptions are fascinating to read, and I try to picture the people behind the names and imagine the … Continue reading

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