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Hope and persistence bend the moral arc toward justice

Each night at the dinner table when I was growing up, my stepfather would ask us: “What have you done for the common good today?” I realize now that his nightly question—along with my mother’s work as a teacher, education advocate and volunteer—instilled in me an obligation to repair the world. This obligation is an …

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