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In Philly, prom send-offs are a whole thing.  Don’t believe me?  Google “Dubai in North Philly“.  For my senior prom, my guidance counselor purchased my dress and my dad got some guy with a Lincoln Town Car to drive me to the Marriott where we were supposed to have the night of our dreams.  I’m […]

6 Ways Proms are Like Weddings….

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10 years ago, I met a little 7th grader named Vaniah.  She was super smart, super chatty, and super clingy-but I loved her and still do.  In the afternoons, she’d help me “decorate” my door or a new bulletin board but cutting paper and punching out perforated letters.  We did more talking than decorating which […]

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On a summer afternoon, Walt, Gloria and I met in on the campus of Westminster Theological Seminary.  He had recently graduated but still served by maintaining the grounds. They came with pizza (really good pizza, btw) in hand, making sure I was fed and full before we started our interview. They have an ease…individually and […]

Walt + Gloria

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Dana and I have known each other since I was in 9th grade.  She was a year ahead of me.  I was (and still am) quiet, a bit awkward, and kept to myself for the most part.  If you know Dana, you know that’s NOT her personality.  She’s outgoing, loves to laugh, and is sharp […]

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