On a Sunday afternoon my daughter and I took the Central Line tube to Marble Arch Station (Made famous in the Austin City Limits theme song, “London Homesick Blues,” by Gary P. 44 more words
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I needed a minute.
I actually needed a minute, when it was over. And that’s never really happened.
You know the minute right after your Rocky Balboa moment when you raise your hands in the air victoriously, right after step 1,393, right after your picture gets taken, right after the you-can-do-it adrenaline wears off and the volunteer guy hands you a bottle of water that you so desperately require and it feels so heavy, reminding you that your superpowers to climb stairs in claustrophobic spaces was only temporary. 518 more words
by Janet R. Kirchheimer (New York, NY)
As the daughter of Holocaust survivors from Germany, I grew up with stories of the Shoah. I was recently asked if I recalled the exact moment I learned about what happened to my family. 715 more words