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An Open Letter To My White Friends

Nina Friars reflects on her heritage and her story in an emotional and poignant letter to her friends for the Drew’s News Lockdown Writing Competition. “Cradled in one culture, sandwiched between two cultures, straddling all three cultures and their value systems, undergoes a struggle of flesh, a struggle of borders, an inner war.”  - Gloria…

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Jack Lynch reflects on the impact of his parents for Drew’s News’ ‘My Story’ writing competition. “Young men think old men are fools, but old men know young men are fools.” - George Chapman, All Fools. A person is moulded by the influence of others in the same fashion as a sculptor moulds his sculpture.…

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