Category: Humanist Voices

Take It From Me: How Not to Handle Military Condolence Calls

By Barb Lutz

I was a Casualty Assistance Officer for the U.S. Army back in the early 1980s as a lieutenant assigned to Fort Benjamin Harrison, Ind. I received no training. When notified I was on the duty roster, I was told, “Don’t worry about it. We never get any casualties from Indiana. If we do, you’ll get training when you’re assigned a case.”

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Building Bridges Through Storytelling

By Molly Wilbur-Cohen

The East Side of St. Paul is host to a unique community gathering place.  Four years ago, the Arlington Library—one of the historic Carnegie library buildings in the Payne-Phalen neighborhood—closed. 

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