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Remember the term “shotgun wedding”? Those were the days when an outraged father — to preserve his honor — forced the marriage of his pregnant daughter. It was not always a happy event.
How can Palestinian infants and their shattered families, most of them refugees, trapped in a city of burning rubble, without food, water and medicine, threaten the goodness of the entire world?
Amazingly, we don’t seem to notice that being overrun by people of means will, in all likelihood, change forever the things that we all love about Vermont.
A defined resting place can bring people to a place to remember, honor, tell stories, and keep a connection to those they loved, knew, or deserve a place in our hearts and minds.