Recalling the Wisdom of Anne Frank in Troubled Times

Posted on April 2nd, 2020
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“Everyone is scared…the end is nowhere in sight…one small act of carelessness and we are done for.” During these times of unsettling widespread lockdowns and tragic deaths due to COVID-19, the words of Anne Frank offer special meaning. Frank and seven others hid out in a 450 square foot “secret annex” in the heart of […]

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Tribute to Terrence McNally

Posted on March 30th, 2020
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Terrence McNally

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Reading List for Pandemics

Posted on March 27th, 2020
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Albert Camus, the Nobel winning author and philosopher, has been dead for sixty years. Yet sales of his 1947 novel, The Plague, are surging, especially in countries being ravaged by the Coronavirus. “Publishers are reporting booming sales for books whose fictional plots revolve around pandemics, including Albert Camus’s The Plague…” the New York Times reports. […]

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Tribute to John Snow

Posted on March 25th, 2020
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John Snow

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Special Information from CDC on Cremations and Funerals

Posted on March 20th, 2020
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a “Practical COVID-19 Guidance for Funeral Directors.” Noting that “COVID-19 is a recent disease and we are still learning how it spreads,” a CDC spokesperson said that the ultimate goal in releasing the guidelines “is to save lives.” The information is aimed at assuring that funeral, […]

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