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About the Author

Karin Terebessy

Formerly a social worker, Karin is now a mother and yoga teacher, specializing in therapeutic yoga for seniors, pre and post natal women, and children. She spends the remainder of her time writing science fiction and learning Torah. She is a grateful participant in the Connecticut Torah Connection in Waterbury, Connecticut.

White Privilege

White Privilege

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A South African representative offered my mother, a war refugee, a ticket to freedom. “You’re white. That makes you a first class citizen.”


Put On Some Lipstick and Look Alive

Put On Some Lipstick and Look Alive

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Sage words from my grandmother, a Holocaust survivor.


Mommy, Do Children Die?

Mommy, Do Children Die?

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A heart-to-heart talk with my young daughter.


Hardwired to Give

Hardwired to Give

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My work in social services has shown me that no matter how destitute and troubled people are, they have a burning desire to give.