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Home Away From Home

At nineteen years old, I was itching for adventure. (Weren’t we all?) I signed up for a summer program in London, and then—armed with a change of clothes, a stash of peanut butter bars, and plenty of pluck—I backpacked from … Continue reading

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Propaganda and Truth

As an LDS missionary in eastern Ukraine, my attempts to distribute pamphlets about our church were often met with the dismissive rejoinder, “Eto propaganda.”  That’s propaganda. We’re all resistant to the idea of being manipulated by potentially-false information. We’re wary … Continue reading

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