MN Writes Reads


Compassion in Challenging Times: Etty Hillesum and Us

In a day and age when compassion and community can seem in short supply, we turn to Etty Hillesum (1914-1943).

  • 04/14/2020
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An Unknown Origin Story

On a January day in 2001, my mother and I sat together in the Gale Family Library at the Minnesota

  • 12/23/2019

When your grandmother is hidden: Duchess Harris reveals her grandmother’s hidden history at NASA

In 2011, my mother Miriam Mann Harris was approached by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to provide an

  • 03/01/2017