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Following are a few examples of my published essays.   These may not be reprinted without permission.

Op-ed essay about my dad and Barack Obama published in Chicago Sun-Times shortly after Obama's election

An essay on sketches and traveling published in Christian Science Monitor

"America, Strung with Clotheslines," Christian Science Monitor, September 4, 1998

"Among the Gypsies," Lilith, Summer 1999
This is a slightly different (unedited) version than the one published.

"The Beauty and the Bounty of Migrant Life," Christian Science Monitor, November 4, 1998.

"The Gypsies: One Boy's Story."  Washington State Holocaust Education Resources Center Newsletter. February, 2001.
This is a slightly different (uncut) version than the one published.

"Meatballs of Love."   Salon, February 8, 1999.

"Pear Lessons." Christian Science Monitor, March 28, 2001
Published as "Life lessons plucked from pears"

"A Slice of History (with Whipped Cream)." Quarterly West, Spring/Summer, 2001