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Silly Rules

Silly Rules

News Flash: Archeologists have found Sally Hemings house. Most of us know Sally Hemings was a slave owned by our third president, Thomas Jefferson. I wonder what, if anything, will her abode reveal. I was a substitute high school teacher in the late 1980s, occasionally in charge of a high school Social Studies class. “How many of you think women’s lib started in your lifetime,” I asked one day. Except for a couple of students clever enough to suspect a…

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