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Susan's Page // No Holding Back This New Princess
On Aubrey McKenzie’s Facebook page is a quote, “A child is like a butterfly in the wind. Some can fly higher than others, but each...

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Susan's Page // The Effects Of AIDS On Swazi Children
“This country will be HIV/AIDS free by 2022,” declared the King of Swaziland in his “State of the Kingdom” address last month. This small southern...

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Susan's Page // Obama Ignores Christian Charities
Our nation mourns the tragic death of American aide worker Kayla Mueller, 26, at the hands of radical Islamic terrorist group ISIS. The life of...

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Susan's Page // The Island Home We All Share
“My record speaks for itself,” then-state Sen. David Ige said during the campaign for governor. “I have never been dominated by any special interest group....

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Susan's Page // Why Do They Hate Us? They Just Do
In the 1970s my mother, a brilliant, highly self-educated student of world history and geopolitics, said, “Susan, mark my words, the next world war will...

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Susan's Page // The Best Of Times, The Worst Of Times
I always love writing the year-end column. It gives me a chance to pause, reflect and always be stunned by how many things — good,...

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Susan's Page // A Cherished Christmas Eve Tradition
And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying … and on earth, peace, goodwill toward men—...

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Susan's Page // Landing In Texas Without A License
“May I see your driver’s license?” asked the car rental agent at Lubbock International Airport in Texas. I carefully picked through my purse, which was...

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Susan's Page // Old School Visit Retraces Life’s Journey
Going back helps you retrace the journey that led you to the inevitable life you have now. It had been 48 years since I was...

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Susan's Page // Trying To ‘Let It Go’ In ‘Frozen’ Virginia
Upon reflection, I’ve concluded that my recent Halloween visit with our three granddaughters (ages 2, 3 and 6) in Northern Virginia couldn’t have ended any...

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Susan's Page // Being Realistic In Our Scary World
I’m in New York City, staying in a hotel smack in Times Square amid the teeming masses and a mere 15-minute cab ride from the...

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Susan's Page // Plenty Of No-Brainers In The News
The other day, while sitting in on my huband’s neurology appointment, where the subject was his brain (he recently had a stroke, see midweek.com, Coffee...

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Susan's Page // Getting To The Bottom Of Aiona Support
I rarely wade into local politics in my columns, but this cycle I’m inclined to dip my currently un-pedicured toe into the pool of political...

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Susan's Page // Taking On The ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’
Mike Ford is my first cousin. We call him Big Mike, partly because of his big heart of gold, but more because he’s 6-foot-3 and...

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Susan's Page // Deal With ISIS Killers Now … Or Later
You can call me a warmonger, but if ever there was an enemy to fight with all our Captain America might, it would be the...

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Susan's Page // Inspiration In The Most Humble Places
Coming home and going home. Everyone around me seemed to be doing it. Some were going back to their birth home, others were coming home...

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Susan's Page // 22 Years Of ‘Excavating’ And Sharing
As I have reflected on MidWeek‘s 30th anniversary, it occurred to me that my relationship with MidWeek as a columnist has gone on longer than...

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Susan's Page // A Different Kind Of Soccer Mom
It appears the whole nation has caught soccer fever after the U.S. soccer team’s performance in the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. But no...

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Susan's Page // Iraq’s Civil War Is All Obama’s
Last week I rewatched the movie Pearl Harbor with four grandchildren, ages 10 to 16. Not surprisingly, they knew little about the start of World...

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Susan's Page // Taking The Bergdahl News Personally
It’s a little surreal watching events unfold over the return of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, America’s only Afghanistan war POW. For four years and...

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