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Primary Lessons

Half way through Sarah Bracey White’s memoir, Primary Lessons, I had a strange realization.  Sarah’s mother was much like mine.  A teacher, independent, the main family provider, eager for her children to succeed, proud to a fault, uncompromising in her values, not cold, but certainly not warm and fuzzy, and silently demanding in her expectations […]

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Remembering 9/11…Tile by Tile

What’s in a number? Sometimes it tells a story. 1800 is the number of tiles in the original 9/11 People’s Memorial Wall constructed in 2001 on Central Avenue in Richard Presser Park in Greenburgh. 1711 is the number of tiles salvaged, repaired, cleaned and reassembled tile by tile by Sarah Bracey White and 41 volunteers who […]

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