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“A Dream Come True”

(Claire Fuller) Yoshio loves the sounds of the various power tools used by woodworkers as they construct “Handmade by Amish” tables and chairs that are advertised on the giant billboard along the highway. Sometimes he succumbs to their music and … Continue reading

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“A New Beginning”

Spring, 1849 My dearest wife, I have survived my first year in this unfamiliar country where I have staked our claim. The land is harsh: a hillside covered with rocks, barren trees and soil cursed with sand, stone and more … Continue reading

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