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White Picket Fences:
Turning Towards Love in a World Divided by Privilege
White Picket Fences is a memoir told through the lens of faith about acknowledging the harm of social divisions and responding to that harm with love.
Amy Julia Becker
Amy Julia Becker is a writer and speaker on faith, family, disability, and privilege. She has written four books, and her writing has been published in USA Today, Christianity Today, The Washington Post and The New York Times. She has spoken at conferences including The Festival of Faith and Writing, the Q Ideas Conference, and the Summer Institute for Theology and Disability, as well as many churches and schools. She lives in western Connecticut with her husband and her three children.
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The real privilege of my life has come in learning what it means to love others, that love involves suffering and sacrifice and sleepless nights
A friend mentioned years ago that memoirs go through three stages. First, we live them. Then we write them. And then, once they are out