If you are looking for an example of how even the uncomfortable parts of history should be acknowledged, look no further.
Hayden Saunier shares a story of Christmas past, the power of compassion, and our capacity to heal.
Award-winning poet Cyrus Cassells explores the difficult intersections of faith, family, and sexuality.
If history and covert activity is something that inspires, this secret initiation is to die for – even if it won’t likely come to that.
Thomas Pluck believes that wars battle on until everyone touched by them is dead. And on and on they go.
For this survivor of the Nazi concentration camps, accepting an American into the family meant letting go of hurt and rage.
Von Thompson brings out the horrors and human costs of World War II’s Pacific Theater.
Laura Foley uses brevity and simplicity to make a powerful impact in this prose poem.
High school senior and acting ace Jacob Sundlie didn’t let adversity break him. Instead, he learned to play the role of the survivor.
Von Thompson writes of the Pacific Island nation of Palau, haunted by the clash of Japanese and American forces during World War II.
Ben Dean shares the memory of his father on this past memorial day, and discusses part of his father’s life that had never been discussed before.
Taking us back to World War II, Charles Bane Jr. writes on one soldier’s life-changing moment.
Love them or hate them, chances are if you were raised in America someone in your family owned a gun. James Stafford tells his family tale of firearms, and of the event that holstered his forever.
In this excerpt, Eric Norris writes about an awkward, thoughtful conversation with his Japanese-American boyfriend, both men recalling their fathers’ roles in World War II.