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Norman Kolenbrander

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First Communion

By Norman Kolenbrander On a leafy Sunday morning, the girls adorned in lacy white dresses, the boys in immaculate suits and ties, excitedly joined their families in a colorful parade to Our Lady of Grace on Avenue W in Brooklyn,…
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Journey

by Norman Kolenbrander As we drove out of the city of Krakow, Poland, strips of ripening barley, oats, and rye unfurled outside the windows of our van. Our driver knew the road well and negotiated it effortlessly. Rows of foot-high…