The incident happened more than three years ago when I was 49 years old. I wrote this piece about it the next day. I described the details of my experience not only to process my own feelings, but also to offer parents and caregivers a sense of what an active shooter emergency feels like. At the end of my account, I’ve included statements from the college students with whom I hid.

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“My God, we’re at war.”

Chicago’s AON Center, built in the same style as the World Trade Center’s twin towers…

Desperate for things to return to “normal”, many of us now find ourselves struggling

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Despite Gov. Jay Inslee’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate, many stand opposed, and not without some consequences. One Washington firefighter explains why he pushes for “medical freedom” and wants to #StoptheMandate.

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I didn’t speak to my father the last twenty years of his life. I never stopped loving him. I just chose to love myself more.

My father, Daniel S. Kamys, at Marquette University, Wisconsin, U.S.A., circa 1965. (Author photo)

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