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“Forgiveness, can you imagine?” I think about this line from the musical Hamilton quite frequently. My biggest issue with it is the implication that our society cannot comprehend forgiveness. The line appears in the song “It’s Quiet Uptown” which tells the story of how Alexander Hamilton and his wife Eliza reconcile their marriage after the […]
I have an intense healthcare routine. As someone struggles with severe atopic dermatitis, an inflammatory skin condition more commonly known as eczema, my skin is almost always on my mind. Because of my skin, I take an injection medication every two weeks, I’m on a strict anti-inflammatory diet, I take a bunch of different dietary supplements, […]
// Marianna Schmiesing // When I was in fifth grade, I was in gym class playing kick ball. As I am only slightly more athletic than what I was at eleven years old, I was greatly scared of catching the dense, giant ball. There was a solid group of solid kids who had been playing […]