The Kandahar Marathon: Week Three

Week Three “One of the great tragedies of life is that men seldom bridge the gulf between practice and profession, between doing and saying. A persistent schizophrenia leaves so many of us tragically divided against ourselves. On the one hand, we proudly profess certain sublime and noble principles, but on the other hand, we sadly…
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The Kandahar Marathon: Week Two

“Time is the most unforgiving of fires.” ~Khaled Hosseini, A Thousand Splendid Suns Monday morning, I awoke around 4:30, prior to my alarm, and rolled groggily out of bed. I made my espresso shot at the kitchen island and worked through a couple quick emails. Then I signed up for a virtual run, the 2022…
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The Kandahar Marathon: Week One

“When human lives are endangered, when human dignity is in jeopardy, national borders and sensitivities become irrelevant. Wherever men or women are persecuted because of their race, religion, or political views, that place must – at that moment – become the center of the universe.”  ~Elie Wiesel It was five degrees below zero when I…
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