Should we love the people we serve?

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Old Woman Magoun

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Freeman, Mary E. Wilkins

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Mary E. Wilkins Freeman began writing in the 1880s. Much of her work concerns the daily realities of life in the provincial New England towns of that era. She is valued today for her insight into the…

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A Small, Good Thing

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Carver, Raymond

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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,” and…

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Close Encounter of the Human Kind

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Verghese, Abraham

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Raised in Ethiopia in an Indian family, Abraham Verghese emigrated to the U.S. as a young man. He established himself as a noted physician and author, launching the program in the Theory and Practice…

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Reflections on Gandhi

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Orwell, George

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British author George Orwell was born in India in 1903 and wrote many essays and stories about that country. He is best known now for his two novels of political satire, Animal Farm and 1984.…

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Four Traditions of Philanthropy

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Lynn, Elizabeth M.

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​Elizabeth M. Lynn, founder and director of the Center for Civic Reflection, and D. Susan Wisely, former Director of Evaluation for Lilly Endowment, examine "three distinctive philanthropic…

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