Author: Alisa

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Withholding for You, My Foremother

Dear Foremother: As I hold this card and read your name, I think about your country, your century, your life you left long ago. Your existence in a world without antibiotics, with no choice...

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Superboy and the Invisible Girl

I saw the musical Next to Normal last fall. It’s not a perfect musical, but covering mental health can be tricky. While I don’t agree with all of the messages the musical sends about...

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Poem: A Pierced Heart

“Yea, a sword shall pierce through thy own soul also, that the thoughts of many hearts may be revealed.” I know I’m not the first mother to have a child with special needs, but...

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Sunday Christmas and MoTab Singing

I am one of those lucky people who, along with 60,000 of my fellow fans, will be attending one of the three nights of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas concert next week. This is...