Perhaps it was being born in the 50s and growing up in the shadow of the African-American Civil Rights Movement and Vietnam War that governed and informed my earliest understanding that abuses of power and ignorance could exact great and profound injustice.
Perhaps it was because, in an era when some of my best teachers were the pages of Life Magazine and the Toronto Star, I learned that bad things could happen to good people, but that “the people” could prevail.
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