Opinion

Carole Townsend

The newest household name – Irma – is wreaking havoc here in the southeast United States. A couple of weeks ago, I only knew one person named Irma, and she's such a sweet and kind woman.

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Carole Townsend

If you have children, I'm willing to bet that you've learned a lot from them. Boy, I sure have. Still do. My husband and I have four children; when we married, he had two girls, and I had a son and a daughter. They are spaced exactly two years apart, so that worked out nicely.

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Maybe every person believes they came from a great generation, but as an Atlanta native, I am so grateful I had the opportunity to grow up in Lawrenceville in the 1960’s and 1970’s. The values I learned have helped me navigate through many difficult life challenges.

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Dave Emanuel, Cut to the Chase

(For Part 1, click or copy and paste the following link: https://gwinnettcitizen.com/opinion/columnists/cut-to-the-chase-dave-emanuel/3439-the-fight-to-end-child-sex-trafficking.)

It was easy to ignore. And that’s what most people did. Sure, there was some amount of hand-wringing and head shaking, but news that 11-year old Jane Doe was missing didn’t elicit much of a response outside of immediate friends and family members. In most people’s minds, Jane was just another young girl who had run away because her parents wouldn’t buy her the latest iPhone or a pair of $150 shoes.

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