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Child Migration Revisited in “Orphan Train”

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Staff Report One of the largest child migrations — more than 250,000 children between 1854 and 1929 — happened right here in the United States. Children boarded trains in New York City and were, literally, given away at train stations across the country. Alison Moore’s fourth novel “Riders on the Orphan Train” chronicles the experience…

Hear Me Roar

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“It bothers me that the author takes it upon herself to criticize feminism but obviously doesn’t know much about it if she thinks that feminists didn’t pop up until the 1970s.” By Rachel Birdsell Author, Suzanne Venker, recently wrote an article for titled The War on Men. In the article, she writes that a…