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News August 24, 2015

Salkehatchie: A summer of service

By Jessica Brodie. They sweated, they downed gallons of water in the sweltering summer heat and they worked their muscles sore. And now, weeks after the final Salkehatchie Summer Service Camp of 2015, more than 3,000 teens and adults are breathing a collective sigh of relief for a job well done.

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Salkehatchie: A summer of service
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News August 24, 2015

South Carolina delegation to Korea discovers unexpected kinship, similarity

By Jessica Brodie. They might speak Korean instead of English, enjoy kimchi and tteok instead of fried chicken and sweet tea and listen to K-pop over American rock or hip-hop. But when you get right down to it, South Carolina and Korea have far more in common than many expect—especially when it comes to racial tension and a fervent desire for social justice and unity.

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South Carolina delegation to Korea discovers unexpected kinship, similarity
Salkehatchie: A summer of service
Photo by Matt Brodie
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Salkehatchie: A summer of service

By Jessica Brodie. They sweated, they downed gallons of water in the sweltering summer heat and they worked their muscles sore. And now, weeks after the final Salkehatchie Summer Service Camp of 2015, more than 3,000 teens and adults are breathing a collective sigh of relief for a job well done.
The power of an apology
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The power of an apology

By Jessica Brodie. I’ve been reading a lot in secular media about how we—particularly women—need to stop apologizing for everything. Apparently, our inherent gut reaction to murmur “I’m sorry” when things go awry sends the wrong message to people.