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Eleventh Heaven

By Amanda S.

MAYBE I WAS LOOKING FOR stability. Dad used to manage Target distribution centers – he’d get them up and running for 18 months, and then our family was off to the next site/state. At some point in eighth grade, deep into a diary one weekend, I decided I needed something that would ground me, keep me me, and that the number 11, with its mysterious pull lately, was the answer. Continue reading


Hippotherapy for My Hip (and My Soul)

Horse Spirit Rider Angela
By Angela N.

I WAS BORN with a deformed left hip joint. My parents, ranchers in North Central Texas, discovered the problem when I failed to walk around age one in the mid-1950s. Continue reading