Your Life and Mine

Your Life and Mine

BY: CAMELIA REID

If I was given the chance to have a 30-minute conversation with any person in history it would be Ruby Nell Bridges. She was an African American civil rights activist and the first African American child to end a policy of racial segregation in William Frantz Elementary School. Ruby receives my utmost admiration because as a child her story was the easiest to comprehend and build an emotional connection with when learning about civil rights.

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My Version of Marley and Me

My Version of Marley and Me

BY SAVANAH HIPPERT

Much of my childhood is a blur; but as you know, I was seven when mum and dad got divorced. When mum, CJ, and I were on our own and I had occasional visits with dad, you’d sometimes come into the conversation.

  Dad couldn’t take care of you all by himself, so he brought you to the animal shelter to try to find a new loving family for you to spend the rest of your days with.

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