Author: Leanne Janzen


The aftermath of oppression

Charlene Jacobs’ shoulders shake as she covers her face in her hands. Her plain gold wedding band clinks against her glasses as she moves to collect herself. “After how many years, the pain still surfaces,” she says, her round brown eyes glistening as she sits across the table from me. […]

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Thank you, thank you

Oh, Thanksgiving. The day when it’s socially acceptable to eat until you collapse onto the couch with zombie-like precision. When the only cure for your turkey-induced coma is to eat yet another slice of pumpkin pie. It’s a time when all your people gather together. When you can stop, take […]