The system of economic deprivation: look closer and see how far down the bottom goes

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Photo by D A V I D S O N L U N A on Unsplash

I carry some residue of having grown up poor


Can we change direction, and if so, how?

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Library of Congress via AP

“No matter how bad things get, you have to go on living, even if it kills you,” said Sholom Aleichem. (His name means “[May] peace [be] upon you!”)


Committing to memory the military heroes who died by suicide

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Committing to memory the military heroes who died by suicide

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Pixabay-Johnhain / workshopped


The speed of present breakthroughs has no historical model

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Photo by Akin Cakiner on Unsplash


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Image by DarkmoonArt_de from Pixabay

“More than machinery, we need humanity. More than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness.” — CHARLIE CHAPLIN


My definition is simply two consenting adults exchanging sex for cash

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Photo by Dainis Graveris on Unsplash


Modern-day slavery is much closer than you think

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Shutterstock-reworked

Modern-day slavery


It’s human nature to want to oversimplify, but I think I missed the cues

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Writer’s picture!

The frequent visit, the drinking, the breached boundaries.


Plot twists, detailed narratives, complications, and moral lessons

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About

Henya Drescher

Psychological thrillers writer, weightlifter. Stolen Truth soon to be published. https://henyadrescher.com https://medium.com/@henyadrescher

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