Parenting
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Never a catch

Relationships | Seize the moment … while you still can
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 10/10/19, 10:35 am

Two months ago the announcement brought back many memories. Next Aug. 13 in Dyersville, Iowa, the Chicago White Sox and the New York Yankees will play a regular season game at a most irregular place: the site where Kevin Costner starred in Field of Dreams (1989).

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Long obedience

Adoption | Where are they now? A return visit to the Cooneys of Maryland
by Susan Olasky
Posted 6/08/19, 01:14 am

When WORLD in 2005 described the lifestyle of Terri and Jim Cooney (see “Leading by example,” Jan. 22, 2005), they had recently completed their ninth adoption, a teenager from Ghana severely burned by a witch. Their 2,000-square-foot house in Harford County, Md., was a hive of activity. Kids they had taken in—many with physical and emotional disabilities—were regularly hanging onto Terri, who stayed home with them while Jim taught school.

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Sophia Lee

My mother’s tears

Family | A Mother’s Day reflection from a problem child
by Sophia Lee
Posted 5/11/19, 12:19 pm

It’s hard to erase the memory of your mother’s tears—especially when you know she’s crying over you. Oh, how I made my mother cry.

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