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"An Appalachian Adventure"
We were practicing softball inside. We were closing up, in the same circle we start and end practice with. One of my girls, Amanda* said, “I think my Aunt has cancer”. The gym was completely silent. I had this awful knot in my chest. I know it’s my job to say something like that when…read more »
The past two weeks have marked the beginning of a new trimester. They have also marked the end of one third of my commitment as a TFA CM. Time has passed so quickly and so slowly at the same time. Orientation seemed like a dream, Institute was a dream/nightmare, first couple weeks of school were…read more »
Dear friends, It’s hard to explain how it is I ended up all the way up here in the Appalachian Mountains. This is probably a universal sentiment among most CMs, but I still feel like an anomaly. First of all, what am I doing so far inland? I’ve moved around quite a bit, but I’ve always…read more »