Skype with Julie

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Tonight I did my first ever trans-Atlantic Skype chat with my six-week-old niece Julie.

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Julie for Prime Minister

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The Top 10 Reasons my four-week-old niece Julie would make a great Lebanese Prime Minister are…

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O that I were a glove…

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Why does this photograph fill me with so much joy? Why does the sight of my younger brother holding his newborn daughter Julie make me want to live to be a hundred?

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A Child is Born

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On Christmas Eve, Julie kicked and screamed her way through a C-section, arriving in Indianapolis, a tiny spot on the western hemisphere of Planet Earth.

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Don’t Be a Boob

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Breast Cancer is fatal. Chemotherapy is debilitating. Bald women are unattractive. And most importantly, we shouldn’t talk about all this. These are just some of the stigmas surrounding breast cancer.

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A child sits at the doorstep of her house with a can of soap in her hand. She’s happy but bored, so she puts the can to her lips and blows.

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