How do we recognize need?

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A Story about the Body

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Robert Hass is an American poet who served as Poet Laureate of the United States from 1995-1997. In his short parable, "A Story about the Body," a young composer falls…

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A Small, Good Thing

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Reading

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Raymond Carver was an American short story writer and poet in the late 20th century whose famous works include “Cathedral” and “What We Talk About When We Talk About Love,”…

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Letter from Birmingham Jail

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Martin Luther King, Jr. was the leader of the American civil rights movement as well as a world-renowned figure in the modern history of non-violent resistance. Assassinated in 1968, he…

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Church From “The Things They Carried”

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Receiving his BA in political science and his draft notice in the same year, Tim O’Brien served as an infantry foot soldier in the Vietnam War from 1969-1970. Based on…