Rachel Lynn Aldrich

Rachel is an assistant editor for WORLD Digital. Follow Rachel on Twitter @Rachel_Lynn_A.

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Manning goes free

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 3/13/20, 11:29 am

A federal judge on Thursday ordered the release of convicted WikiLeaks leaker Chelsea Manning, formerly known as Bradley Manning. The former U.S. Army soldier served about a year in prison for refusing to testify to a grand jury about the WikiLeaks investigation. Manning still faces more than $256,000 in fines.

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Coronavirus causes mass cancellations

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 3/12/20, 04:59 pm

Every major sports league from the NBA to the MLB has put the brakes on its spring season because of the COVID-19 epidemic. The NCAA announced on Thursday it would cancel all of its championships in every sport, including the men’s and women’s basketball tournaments. Major League Baseball suspended spring training and delayed opening day by at least two weeks, and the National Hockey League pushed pause on its season indefinitely.

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Resurrection reads

Children’s Books | Books to help children prepare for Easter
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 3/12/20, 04:12 pm

He Is Risen: Rocks Tell the Story of Easter by Patti Rokus: Though the format of this picture book may be surprising at first, Rokus’ simple language and elegant rock designs tell the story of Christ’s death and resurrection in a fresh and effective way. The book’s pages feature photographs of rock arrangements on a black background, each depicting events from the Passion Week. Rokus pairs these scenes with short sentences and reference verses, keeping the format uncomplicated and easy for children to follow.

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