Rachel Lynn Aldrich

Rachel is a World Journalism Institute graduate. Follow Rachel on Twitter @Rachel_Lynn_A.

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Rediscovered Adams letter exhorts abolition defense

History
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 8/01/13, 12:30 pm

A New Jersey library made an unexpected rediscovery earlier this year—a letter from former United States President John Quincy Adams. 

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A same-sex marriage loophole the size of Canada

Marriage
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 7/31/13, 01:24 pm

Same-sex marriage activists haven’t taken much down time to celebrate their victory after the U.S. Supreme Court’s DOMA decision. And they’ve already chosen their next target: A state’s right to not recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states. 

Or other countries, in some cases. 

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Losing life, gaining eternity in the 'Clouds'

Music
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 7/30/13, 02:10 pm

Months after Zach Sobiech died, his song about heaven is still racking up views on YouTube—over 7.7 million to date—and even spent some time in the top spot on the iTunes music charts. “Clouds” memorialized Sobiech’s faith in God and hope in heaven, according to the Huffington Post

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