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tough as nails

Last week, two men on a MAX train in Portland stepped in to defend two Muslim girls from a man who was verbally attacking them.  It’s the same train where I met the Somali girls and their mom in 2010. My encounter with Muslim refugees on the MAX led to a beautiful relationship and a […]

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in the aftermath

Yesterday I flew from Florida to Oregon, which means that I was on airplanes for most of the day.  I got home from the airport around midnight and checked my phone — to find the horrific news coming out of Dallas.  Coming on the heels of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, the murder of five […]