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Author Archive | Elbert

Take-One

Take One: Wonder

“You can’t blend in when you were born to stand out.” -Via (Auggie’s sister) This quote pretty much sums up the premise Wonder, a wondrous hit movie based on the novel by R.J. Palacio. The story revolves around Auggie Pullman, who was born with an extreme facial abnormality, as he traverses the halls of middle […]

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Jury Room

The Jury Room

Jury Duty. Those two words probably strike fear in the hearts of many. Admit it, receiving a jury summons is  comparable to going to the dentist’s. You dread it. It’s inconvenient, but it has to be done anyway. It’s part of our civic duty; a privilege as part of citizens of this country and a […]

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