Julie Spencer

Julie is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute midcareer course.

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Seeking truth after the Capitol chaos

Politics | How colorful conversations can remind us what’s important
by Julie Spencer
Posted 1/16/21, 11:46 am

I called my Uncle Courtney the night of Jan. 8. We hadn’t talked since July and besides catching up, I wanted to hear his take on the events in Washington the day before.  We sit on different ends of the spectrum—he leans left, while I am a conservative. Tears rolled down my cheeks as I watched the news unfold, but I imagined Courtney’s reaction to be one of anger. 

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