Should we love the people we serve?

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A Gift of Love

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Martin Luther King Jr. was an American civil rights activist, clergyman, and activist. King led the 1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott and the March on Washington in 1963, where he delivered…

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Those Winter Sundays

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Born in a poverty-stricken area of Detroit in 1913, Robert Hayden was the first African American to serve as U.S. Poet Laureate. Hayden was taken in by neighbors as a…

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The Distant Moon

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In "The Distant Moon," physician-poet Rafael Campo, who teaches at Harvard Medical School, explores the complexities and subtleties of the doctor-patient relationship.  The poem centers on the relationship --at once…

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The Guardian Angel

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In this poem by contemporary American poet Stephen Dunn, a guardian angel despairs of being able to protect the souls in his charge.  But he is "in for the long…