Should we love the people we serve?

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Doctor Jack-o’-Lantern

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Reading

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Richard Yates (1926–1992) was born in Yonkers, New York. Yates served in the United States Army in World War II. Upon returning from the war, he worked as a publicist…

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Admission, Children’s Unit

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Reading

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Theodore Deppe (1950–) was born in Duluth, Minnesota, and grew up in Bloomington, Indiana. He received a BA in English from Earlham College, a BS in nursing from Berea College,…

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Helping, Fixing or Serving

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Reading

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Written in 1999, Remen's short essay clearly distinguishes between the verbs ‘help,' ‘fix,' and ‘serve.' Remen argues that helping and fixing is the “work of the ego” whereas serving is…