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Father’s Day: A Legacy

By Toni Myers
By Toni Myers

"My father: sturdy, disliking fuss, dutiful, determined, and more than a bit obsessive. He believed that money was the root of all evil, and that stealing a penny was no more pardonable than stealing a million dollars. Even the Catholic Church’s teachings were more lenient, dividing sins, as they did, into venial and mortal!"

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Short Takes on Father’s Day: Mourning with Python

By Janet Golden
By Janet Golden

Grieving has spawned hundreds of religious rituals and thousands of self-help books. I think there should also be a what-to-watch list to cut into the mourning fog. For someone my age, there is nothing so helpful as the Minister of Silly Walks, a dead parrot, and the Spanish Inquisition.

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Wednesday 5: Kate Middleton, Kerry Washington, Angela Patton, Jodie Foster, and Sonia Sotomayor

By Women's Voices For Change
In this week's Wednesday 5, we ponder whether criticism of Kate Middleton's official portrait is inherently sexist; hope for a black female heroine we can relate to in "Django Unchained"; marvel at (and also try to understand) Jodie Foster's Golden Globes speech, feel incredibly inspired by one woman's idea to create father-daughter dances in prison; and applaud Justice Sonia Sotomayor for making history (again!).
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