Kiley Crossland

Kiley reports on marriage, family, and sexuality for WORLD Digital. Follow Kiley on Twitter @KileyCrossland.

Associated Press/Photo by Ed Andrieski

Election Night euphoria for Democrats in Colorado

Politics
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 11/07/12, 07:53 am

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Leadership decision

Compassion | I'm kissing law school goodbye, for now
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 6/03/11, 05:33 am

Many of my peers are heading to law school. It's a natural choice for those who want to be leaders. I was student body president at my college, trained to be a leader. I saw the challenge and opportunity of law school as a logical next step. I've spent a year and half working toward law school. I took the LSAT twice, wrote multiple versions of my application essays, applied to eight law schools, and got into some good ones.

I'm not going, at least this coming year. Instead, I've decided to work at a residential program for at-risk teenagers.

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McMillan (center) at work/ Photo by Tina Fineberg for WORLD

One woman's urban impact

City tales | How a good West Coast girl took up ministry among East Coast Russian immigrants
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 4/19/08, 12:00 am

BRIGHTON BEACH, N.Y.- Leslie McMillan hears voices wherever she works. They used to be the voices of politicians in Olympia, capital of the state of Washington. Now they're voices with thick Russian accents in this Brooklyn neighborhood (adjacent to Coney Island) where store awnings and windows display names and prices in Cyrillic lettering.

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