Kim Henderson

Kim is a World Journalism Institute graduate and senior correspondent for WORLD. During her career as a homeschool mom, she worked as a freelance writer. Kim resides in Mississippi with her family. Follow her on Twitter @kimhenderson319.

Kim Henderson

SNAP out of it

Government | The well-entrenched food stamps program goes on and on, with no sign that a GOP Congress is serious about reform
by Kim Henderson
Posted 9/08/17, 04:02 pm

Shade can be hard to come by on lunch-hour sidewalks in the nation’s capital. Lingering in a shard of it fronting the Community for Creative Non-Violence on 2nd Street NW, the largest homeless shelter in the country, Alphonso Harris waits with fellow residents for his meat and three sides to settle. Behind them the din of D.C. traffic—honking horns and hissing air brakes—is steady.

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500-year lessons

Education | Educators work Reformation celebration into this year’s curriculum
by Kim Henderson
Posted 8/16/17, 11:56 am

David Misner’s classroom at VFW Post 2618 in Brookhaven, Miss., looks like a typical homeschool co-op. An American flag hangs in the corner, and tidy rows of metal folding chairs line up four to a table. Moms stand along the back wall. A seventh-grader digs through a dazzling backpack in search of a pencil.

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Your son, John Allen

Lifestyle | Letters bring to life those we memorialize
by Kim Henderson
Posted 5/19/17, 01:20 am

As a forester, Bob Naeger has mapped parts of the Trail of Tears with a state archaeologist and found forgotten cemeteries in the middle of kudzu-covered timber tracts. But last year he and his wife Renee purchased an old Mississippi cabin and found on the property a forgotten trunk. When he unlatched the trunk’s rusty hinges, he set free seven decades of smells clinging to its contents. Beneath a wallpapered panel he found 25 letters.

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