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American Educator By Ginger L Franklin
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American Educator chronicles one woman’s journey from ninth-grade dropout, to university professor and beyond. The novella takes place over a turbulent eleven years of teaching in colleges and... More > even in prison. Franklin helped students from over 50 different countries, many of whom are refugees from war-torn regions. Through their personal, often heart-wrenching stories, she presents some of the complex realities of overseas conflicts that are rarely seen on the news. These people changed her life and perspective, and she feels compelled to share what she learned. Throughout, the author interweaves her personal journey and her own struggle of trying to earn a living as an educator in a system that makes it nearly impossible. She went from making a nice living in the beginning of her teaching career to near homelessness, all while undergoing a personal transformation in her goals and identity.< Less
American Educator By Ginger L Franklin
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American Educator chronicles one woman’s journey from ninth-grade dropout, to university professor and beyond. The novella takes place over a turbulent eleven years of teaching in colleges and... More > even in prison. Franklin helped students from over 50 different countries, many of whom are refugees from war-torn regions. Through their personal, often heart-wrenching stories, she presents some of the complex realities of overseas conflicts that are rarely seen on the news. These people changed her life and perspective, and she feels compelled to share what she learned. Throughout, the author interweaves her personal journey and her own struggle of trying to earn a living as an educator in a system that makes it nearly impossible. She went from making a nice living in the beginning of her teaching career to near homelessness, all while undergoing a personal transformation in her goals and identity.< Less
Terra Llantera: Placemaking and Finding Home in the Borderlands, with Photos by Vivian Grimes By Ginger L Franklin
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Terra Llantera: Placemaking and Finding Home in the Borderlands, with Photos by Vivian Grimes is a work of collaboration through and through. It is a narrative nonfiction, photo essay, and collection... More > of research. Through these various lenses, the hidden world of Tijuana’s trash and tire-based construction is revealed in stunning fashion.A fascinating cycle of use, disposal, and reuse of tires and trash plays out in massive scale along the border between the United States and Mexico. In the city of Tijuana, impermanent communities often adopt materials that have been cast off by people and re-purpose them to build houses, parks, and a stable life for themselves. The alternative is something akin to an ecological disaster waiting to happen. The social implications of this unique ecological and economic dynamic are far from obvious, and are not trivial.< Less
Terra Llantera: Placemaking and Finding Home In the Borderlands, With Photos By Vivian Grimes By Ginger L Franklin
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Terra Llantera: Placemaking and Finding Home in the Borderlands, with Photos by Vivian Grimes is a work of collaboration through and through. It is a narrative nonfiction, photo essay, and collection... More > of research. Through these various lenses, the hidden world of Tijuana’s trash and tire-based construction is revealed in stunning fashion. A fascinating cycle of use, disposal, and reuse of tires and trash plays out in massive scale along the border between the United States and Mexico. In the city of Tijuana, impermanent communities often adopt materials that have been cast off by people and re-purpose them to build houses, parks, and a stable life for themselves. The alternative is something akin to an ecological disaster waiting to happen. The social implications of this unique ecological and economic dynamic are far from obvious, and are not trivial.< Less

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