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Essays by

Daniel Oppenheimer

 

Simple Hearts

Much of what Dave taught me had to do with the sympathy and intelligence he applied to varieties of experience that that were alien to me, and that I might otherwise have dismissed as too low to take seriously.

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White Folks

Timothy Lensmire begins his new book, White Folks, with a story about becoming white. As a senior at Boonendam High School, in the rural Wisconsin town of Boonendam—and a recent winner of a statewide storytelling competition—Lensmire was asked to reprise his performance at the annual school awards dinner.

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