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TWO SISTERS WITH LOVE TO SPARE ISSUE 14_DECEMBER 2010

A CLOSER LOOK AT TINA TREACHER AND LAURA OVERTON


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TRUTH FOR CHRISTMAS

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THE TRIUMPHANT RACE

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COOKIE RECIPES

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CHRISTIAN CHRISTMAS?

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BECOMING SANTA

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SISTERS WITH GENEROUS LOVE

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CONTENTS CHRISTIAN CHRISTMAS? COVER STORY

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DSO ON STRIKE

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR Editor,

LET TER S

Recently,



 I



 encountered



 Brianna



 Fairhurst’s



 article,



 “Freedom



 of



 Speech?”



 in



 the



 latest



 issue



 of



 The



 Pulse.



 To



 sum



 up



 my



 reaction,



 I



 was



 shocked



 that



 this



 article



 managed



to



achieve



publication.



There



is



a



portion



of



the



 ƒ”–‹…Ž‡–Šƒ–…‘‡•ƒ…”‘••ƒ•ƒƒ”‰—‡––Šƒ–‹–‹•Ƥ‡ǡ‹ˆ ‘–‡…‘—”ƒ‰‡†ǡ–‘ˆ‡ƒ”–Š‘•‡™Š‘ƒ”‡†‹ơ‡”‡–ˆ”‘›‘—Ǥ The



 fact



 is,



America



 has



 become



 a



 country



 that



 centers



 on



 diversity.



It



is



a



place



where



people



are



supposed



to



be



safe



 ˆ”‘’‡”•‡…—–‹‘„ƒ•‡†•‹’Ž›‘–Š‡‹”†‹ơ‡”‡…‡•Ǥ’”‹‰ ”„‘”ǯ•ƥ…‡‘ˆ –‡”…—Ž–—”ƒŽ‡Žƒ–‹‘•‡š‹•–•ˆ‘”–Š‹••ƒ‡ purpose.



 It



 is



 here



 to



 help



 us



 understand



 and



 appreciate



 –Š‡†‹ơ‡”‡–…—Ž–—”‡•–Šƒ–•—””‘—†—•Ǧ–‘Š‡Ž’—•‘–ˆ‡ƒ” them.



 Coming



 back



 to



 the



 article,



 the



 portion



 I



 speak



 of



 consists



 of



 two



 paragraphs,



 beginning



 with



 the



 line,



 “Remember



 September



 11,



 2001?”



 This



 section



 asks



 why



 the



 fear



 of



 Muslims,



 which



 was



 so



 prevalent



 following



 the



September



 11



 tragedy,



 is



 no



 longer



 okay.



The



 writer



 then



 answers



 this



 “—‡•–‹‘ǡ •ƒ›‹‰ –Šƒ– ‹– ‹•ǡ Dz„‡…ƒ—•‡ ‘ˆ Ž‡ˆ–Ǧ™‹‰ ’‘Ž‹–‹…ƒŽ news



 corporations



 who



 tell



 us



 that



 this



 particular



 group



 of



 people



 is



 one



 of



 many



 minorities,



 and



 in



America,



 the



 minorities



 aren’t



 feared,



 they



 are



 coddled.”



 There



 are



 several



 problems



 with



 this



 statement.



 To



 begin



 with,



 the



 –‡” DzŽ‡ˆ–Ǧ™‹‰dz Šƒ• „‡…‘‡ ƒ ˜‡”› ‡‰ƒ–‹˜‡ ‘‡ ‹ –Š‡ Christian



 community,



 for



 a



 variety



 of



 reasons.



 This



 term



 immediately



 casts



 the



 statement



 in



 an



 unfavorable



 light.



 Whether



intentional



or



not,



its



use



suggests



that



Christians



 should



not



be



in



agreement



with



the



following



statement.



It



 ‹’Ž‹‡•–Šƒ––Š‡ˆ‡ƒ”‘ˆ—•Ž‹••Š‘—Ž†„‡Ƥ‡Ǥ —”–Š‡”‘”‡ǡ the



 ending



 claim,



 that



 in



 America



 minorities



 are



 coddled,





has



 nothing



 to



 do



 with



 the



 idea



 that



 they



 shouldn’t



 be



 feared.



 Its



 only



 purpose



 seems



 to



 be



 to



 once



 again



 cast



 minority



groups



in



an



unfavorable



light.



 The



 fact



 is,



 were



 I



 a



 Muslim



 reading



 this



 article,



 I



 would



 be



 –‡””‹„Ž›‘ơ‡†‡†ǤŠ‹Ž‡‹–‹•–”—‡–Šƒ––Š‡•‹‰Š–‘ˆƒ’‡”•‘ in



Muslim



dress



on



an



airplane



may



lead



to



a



momentary



 ƪƒ•Š„ƒ…–‘‡’–‡„‡”͙͙ƒ†–Š—•–‘ƒ„”‹‡ˆ‘‡–‘ˆ ˆ‡ƒ”ǡ –Š‡ •—‰‰‡•–‹‘ –Šƒ– –Š‹• ˆ‡ƒ” ‹• Ƥ‡ ‹• ƒ„•—”†Ǥ– ‹–• core,



it



is



suggesting



that



we



fear



an



entire



ethnic



group,



an



 ‡–‹”‡”‡Ž‹‰‹‘ǡ„‡…ƒ—•‡‘ˆ–Š‡ƒ…–‹‘•‘ˆƒˆ‡™‡š–”‡‹•–•Ǥ This



is



like



saying



that



we



should



fear



all



Germans



because



 of



the



events



of



World



War



II



or



to



fear



all



Christians



because



 of



 the



 Crusades



 (or



 the



 more



 recent



 attacks



 on



 abortion



 clinics).





 …Ž‘•‹‰ǡ  ™‘—Ž† Ž‹‡ –‘ ’‘‹– ›‘— –‘ ƒ––Š‡™ ͚͚ǣ͛͟Ǧ͛͡ǣ “Jesus



 replied,



 ‘Love



 the



 Lord



 your



God



 with



 all



 your



 heart



 ƒ†™‹–ŠƒŽŽ›‘—”•‘—Žƒ†™‹–ŠƒŽŽ›‘—”‹†ǤǯŠ‹•‹•–Š‡Ƥ”•– and



greatest



commandment.



And



the



second



is



like



it:



‘Love



 your



 neighbor



 as



 yourself.’”



 According



 to



 a



 recent



 study,



 –Š‡”‡ƒ”‡ƒ’’”‘š‹ƒ–‡Ž›͙Ǥ͟͝„‹ŽŽ‹‘—•Ž‹•‘–Š‡’Žƒ‡–Ǥ Š‡ ‡š–”‡‹•– ’‘’—Žƒ–‹‘ǡ –Š‘•‡ ”‡•’‘•‹„Ž‡ ˆ‘” –‡””‘”‹•– acts,



make



 up



 an



absolutely



 tiny



percentage



 of



that



total.



 Regardless



 of



 how



 you



 feel



 about



 Muslims



 or



 this



 article,



 being



afraid



of



one



and



a



half



billion



people



because



of



the



 actions



of



a



few



is



not



showing



love.



It



is,



quite



frankly,



the



 opposite



of



love.



And



that



should



not



be



okay.



 Sincerely, Matt



Hoskins

Dear



Matt, Thank



you



very



much



for



your



letter



regarding



Brianna’s



editorial. Perhaps



 we



 were



 unclear;



 the



 point



 of



 this



 editorial



 was



 not



 to



 encourage



 fear



 of



 any



 particular



 group.



The



 point



 ™ƒ•–‘†‹•…—••–Š‡‘—–…‘‡‘ˆ‡š’”‡••‹‰‘‡•‡Žˆ…‘–”ƒ”›–‘–Š‡™‹†‡Ž›Š‡Ž†’‘Ž‹–‹…ƒŽŽ›…‘””‡…–˜‹‡™•ǡƒ˜‹‡™™‡ ˆ‡Ž–™ƒ•ƒ†‡…Ž‡ƒ”‹–Š‡Ƥ”•––™‘’ƒ”ƒ‰”ƒ’Š•‘ˆ–Š‡‡†‹–‘”‹ƒŽǤŠ‡”‡•–‘ˆ–Š‡’‹‡…‡™ƒ•™”‹––‡‹ƒƒ––‡’––‘ illustrate



that



point. Best



regards,

Elise



L.



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WRITTEN BY BRIANNA FAIRHURST

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cancer



that



 ƒơ‡…–•–Š‡Ž›’Š‘†‡•‘ˆ–Š‡„‘†›ƒ†‹• …Šƒ”ƒ…–‡”‹œ‡†‡ƒ”Ž›‘„›•›’–‘••‹‹Žƒ”–‘…‘-­‐ ‘‹ŽŽ‡••‡•ǡŽ‹‡–Š‡ƪ—Ǥ‘•–’ƒ–‹‡–•ƒ”‡–”‡ƒ–‡†„› …Š‡‘–Š‡”ƒ’›ǡ†—”‹‰™Š‹…Š–Š‡›‡š’‡”‹‡…‡ƒ—•‡ƒǡ †‹ƒ””Š‡ƒǡ™‡‹‰Š–Ž‘••ǡŽ‘••‘ˆƒ’’‡–‹–‡ǡƒ†Šƒ‹”Ž‘••ƒ•ƒ ”‡•—Ž–‘ˆ–Š‡…Š‡‘–Š‡”ƒ’›Ǥƒ›…Š‡‘’ƒ–‹‡–•ƒ”‡ …‘’Ž‡–‡Ž›„‡†”‹††‡†—”‹‰–”‡ƒ–‡–Ǥ  —‹‘”›Ž‡””ƒ…›™ƒ•†‹ƒ‰‘•‡†™‹–Š…ƒ…‡”™Š‡ Š‡™ƒ•͙͝›‡ƒ”•‘Ž†Ǥ ‡•ƒ–‹–Š‡†‘…–‘”ǯ•‘ƥ…‡“—‹‡–Ž› ™Š‹Ž‡Š‹•’ƒ”‡–•™‡’–Ǥ Dz †‘ǯ–‘™‹ˆ›…ƒŽƒ––‹–—†‡™ƒ•ƒˆ‘”‘ˆ•Š‘…ǡ ‘””‡ƒ••—”ƒ…‡–Šƒ– ‘†™ƒ•–ƒ‹‰…ƒ”‡‘ˆ‡ǡdzŠ‡•ƒ‹†Ǥ •‡”‹‡•‘ˆ–‡•–•™‡”‡ƒ†‹‹•–‡”‡†–‘†‡–‡”‹‡™Šƒ– •‹…‡••Šƒ†‹˜ƒ†‡†”ƒ…›ǯ•„‘†›ǡƒˆ–‡”™Š‹…Šƒ„‹‘’•› …‘Ƥ”‡†Š‡™ƒ••—ơ‡”‹‰ˆ”‘ ‘†‰‹ǯ•›’Š‘ƒǤ ”ƒ…›Šƒ†ƒ’ƒ‹ˆ—Ž†”›…‘—‰Šǡƒ†Šƒ†‘”‹‰‹ƒŽŽ›˜‹•‹–‡† –Š‡†‘…–‘”ˆ‘”ƒ„”‘…Š‹–‹••…ƒǤŠ‡•…ƒ•Š‘™‡†ƒ ͛Ǧ‹…Š™‹†‡ǡ͟Ǧ‹…ŠŽ‘‰–—‘”„‡–™‡‡Š‹•Ž—‰•Ǥ‘…-­‐ –‘”•’Žƒ…‡†ƒ’‘”–Ȃƒ†‡˜‹…‡–Š‡•‹œ‡‘ˆƒ͘͝Ǧ…‡–’‹‡…‡ —•‡†ˆ‘”…Š‡‘‹Œ‡…–‹‘•Ȃ‹”ƒ…›ǯ•…Š‡•–—†‡”‡ƒ–Š –Š‡•‹Ǥ DzŠ‡”‡ǯ•ƒ™‹”‡–Šƒ–…‘‡…–•–‘ƒƒ‹ƒ”–‡”›‹›‘—” ‡…ƒ†•Š‘‘–•…Š‡‘–Š”‘—‰Š‘—–›‘—”‡–‹”‡„‘†›ǡdz Š‡•ƒ‹†ǤDz„—––‡”ƪ›‡‡†Ž‡‰‘‡•‹–‘›‘—”•‹–Š”‘—‰Š –Š‡’‘”–ǡ‹Œ‡…–‹‰–Š‡–”‡ƒ–‡–Ǥdz ˆ‡™™‡‡•ƒˆ–‡”–Š‡’”‘…‡†—”‡ǡ†‘…–‘”••‡–”ƒ…›–‘ ƒ…Š‹Ž†”‡ǯ•Š‘•’‹–ƒŽ‹”„‘”Ǥ‘„–Š‡—‹Ž†‡”ƒ† ‘”ƒ–Š‡š’Ž‘”‡”™‡”‡‡˜‡”›™Š‡”‡ƒ•›‘—‰…Š‹Ž†”‡

8_THE PULSE

™‡”‡ˆ‘”…‡†–‘‡†—”‡•‹…‡••™Š‹Ž‡–Š‡‹”…Š‹Ž†Š‘‘† ’ƒ••‡†Ǥ DzŠ‹•™ƒ•–Š‡‹”–‹‡–‘‰”‘™ƒ†’Žƒ›ǤŠ‡›•Š‘—Ž†ǯ– „‡‹ƒŠ‘•’‹–ƒŽǤ‘™‹‰™Šƒ–…Š‡‘†‘‡•–‘›‘—ǡdz Š‡•ƒ‹†ǤDzŠ‡•‡‹†•™‹ŽŽ‘•–Ž‹‡Ž›Šƒ˜‡—†‡•‡”˜‡† Š‡ƒŽ–Š‹••—‡•Žƒ–‡”‘ǤŠƒ–Œ—•–ƒ‡•‡•‘•ƒ†Ǥdz Š‡ƒ…Š‡‘ˆ™ƒ–…Š‹‰…Š‹Ž†”‡•—ơ‡”™ƒ•‰”‡ƒ–‡”–Šƒ ”ƒ…›ǯ•’Š›•‹…ƒŽ–”ƒ—ƒˆ”‘–Š‡…Š‡‘–Š‡”ƒ’›Ǥ Dz ǯ†ƒŽ™ƒ›••‹–‹–Š‡‹ˆ—•‹‘”‘‘ǡdzŠ‡•ƒ‹†ǡDzƒ†–‡ŽŽ

‘†ǡǮ ˆ›‘—™‘—Ž†Œ—•–’”‘Ž‘‰›•‹…‡••ƒ†–ƒ‡ ƒ™ƒ›–Š‡‹”•Ǥ Œ—•–™‹•Š‡† …‘—Ž†–ƒ‡–Š‡‹”‹ŽŽ‡••ˆ”‘ –Š‡Ǥdz ‘…–‘”•™‡”‡ƒƒœ‡†–‘†‹•…‘˜‡”–Šƒ–”ƒ…›Šƒ†‘– ‡š’‡”‹‡…‡†–Š‡…‘‘Š‘””‘”•‘ˆ˜‘‹–‹‰ǡ†‹ƒ””Š‡ƒ ƒ†’ƒ‹ǡŠ‡™ƒ••–‹ŽŽ”—‹‰Ƥ˜‡‹Ž‡•ƒ†ƒ›ˆ‘”…”‘•• …‘—–”›–”ƒ‹‹‰Ǥ™‡ƒ‡‡†‹—‡•›•–‡•Š‘—Ž† Šƒ˜‡‹†—…‡†…ƒ—–‹‘–‘™‡ƒ”ƒƒ•ǡ‘”‡‡’ƒ•ƒˆ‡†‹•-­‐ –ƒ…‡ˆ”‘’‡‘’Ž‡ǡ„—–”ƒ…›†‡˜‹ƒ–‡†ˆ”‘–Šƒ–ƒ•™‡ŽŽǤ Dz›†‘…–‘”ǯ•ƒ‡™ƒ•”Ǥ‘š‡”ǡƒ†Š‡™‘—Ž†ƒŽ™ƒ›• •Šƒ‡›Šƒ†Ž‹‡ ™ƒ•ƒˆƒ‘—•’‡”•‘ǡdz•ƒ‹†”ƒ…›Ǥ Dz ™ƒ•ǯ–•—’’‘•‡†–‘•Šƒ‡Šƒ†•‘”–‘—…Š’‡‘’Ž‡ ‡‹–Š‡”Ǥdz ‡ƒ†‹–•–Šƒ–Š‡•–‹ŽŽŠ—‰‰‡†’‡‘’Ž‡‹…Š—”…Š ™‹–Š‘—–ˆ‡ƒ”ǤDz ‡˜‡Šƒ†ƒ‰‹”Žˆ”‹‡†ƒ––Š‡–‹‡ƒ† –Šƒ–™ƒ•ǯ–•–‘’’‹‰‡Ǥdz ˆ–‡”•‡˜‡”ƒŽ™‡‡•‘ˆ–”‡ƒ–‡–ǡ”ƒ…›„‡‰ƒ‡š’‡”‹-­‐ ‡…‹‰Š‹•Ƥ”•–•›’–‘Ǥ


“I



ran



my



hand



through



my



hair



and



watched



as



a



handful



just



 fell



to



the



ground



and



I



was



like



whoa…yes!”



Tracy



and



his



best



 ˆ”‹‡†‹‡ ‡ơ‡”ǡ”ƒ‘—–•‹†‡ƒ†•–‘‘†ˆ‘”ƒ„‘—–Ƥ˜‡‹-­‐ utes



just



pulling



hair



from



Tracy’s



scalp.



“We



were



trying



to



make



 ƒ„ƒŽ†•’‘–ƒ†ƒˆ–‡”ƒŽŽ–Šƒ––‹‡‹–†‹†ǯ–‡˜‡Ž‘‘Ž‹‡›Šƒ‹” Šƒ†–Š‹‡†Ǥ‘—‰‘––ƒŠƒ˜‡ˆ—™‹–Š‹–Ǥdz ”ƒ…›ǯ•‰”ƒ†‘–Š‡”…”‹‡†ƒ••Š‡Š‡Ž’‡†Š‹•Šƒ˜‡Š‹•Š‡ƒ†Ǥ ‘™‡˜‡”ǡ”ƒ…›™ƒ•ǯ–ƒŽ‘‡Ǥ

Tracy



recalls



the



next



morning



as



one



worthy



of



astonishment. Dz ™‘‡—’͙͘͘’‡”…‡–„‡––‡”ǡdzŠ‡•–ƒ–‡•ǤDz –™ƒ•Ž‹‡ ™ƒ•ƒ ‘”ƒŽ’‡”•‘ƒ†‘–‡˜‡ƒ…Š‡‘’ƒ–‹‡–Ǥdz ‡™ƒ• HEALTH „ƒƫ‡†—–‹Žƒ‡••ƒ‰‡‘ˆ…Žƒ”‹–›•‡––Ž‡†‹Š‹•Š‡ƒ”–Ǥ “It



was



made



known



to



me



(through



God)



‘This



would



be



 ›‘—”‡˜‡”›†ƒ›‡š’‡”‹‡…‡‹ˆ›‘—™‡”‡™‹–Š‘—–‡Ǥdz ‡„‡Ž‹‡˜‡• –Šƒ– ‘†™ƒ••ƒ›‹‰ǡDz ƒ™ƒ–…Š‹‰‘˜‡”›‘—Ǥ ǯŠ‡Ž’‹‰›‘— out



and



what



you



experienced



last



night



was



me



showing



you



 what



it



would



be



like



if



my



hand



wasn’t



in



this.”



Tracy’s



reac-­‐ –‹‘™ƒ•‘‡‘ˆƒ™‡ǡDz ™ƒ•Œ—•–Ž‹‡ǡ™Š‘ƒǥdz ‡‡˜‡”•—ơ‡”‡† those



symptoms



again.





































Dz‡‘ˆ›ˆ”‹‡†••Šƒ˜‡†–Š‡‹”Š‡ƒ†•ˆ‘”‡ǡƒ†‘‡™ƒ•‡˜‡ a



girl!



Her



mom



made



her



keep



her



bangs



and



one



inch



of



hair



 on



her



head;



but



she



sported



it



well.”



He



remembers



with



admi-­‐ ”ƒ–‹‘ǡDzŠ‡ˆ—‹‡•––Š‹‰‹• that



middle



school



kids



were



 +3(;%77%=-2+±-%1 coming



up



to



me



with



their



 ;%8',-2+3:)6=39-´1,)04-2+ Š‡ƒ†••Šƒ˜‡†„‡…ƒ—•‡–Š‡› thought



we



were



setting



a



 =39398%2(;,%8=39 –”‡†ǡƒ†–Š‡›™ƒ–‡†–‘ be



like



the



cool



high



school



 )<4)6-)2')(0%782-+,8;%71) kids.”

±

—”‹‰–”‡ƒ–‡–ǡ”ƒ…› also



continued



to



work



at



a



 summer



camp



where



many



 …—”‹‘—•…ƒ’‡”•™‘—Ž†ƒ•ǡ “Why



are



you



bald?”





7,3;-2+=39;,%8-8;390(&) 0-/)-*1=,%2(;%72´8-28,-7²

A



two-­‐year



chemotherapy



plan



 –—”‡†‹–‘•‡˜‡‘–Š•ƒ†”ƒ…› was



put



into



remission.



He



contin-­‐ ued



to



run



cross-­‐country



throughout



 the



duration



of



his



treatment.



His



 Ƥ”•–͛Ǥ͚‹Ž‡”ƒ…‡ƒˆ–‡”‡–‡”‹‰ ”‡‹••‹‘™ƒ•–‹‡†ƒ–͚͡‹—–‡•Ǥ

“I



continued



to



run



cross



[country]



 „‡…ƒ—•‡ Šƒ†ƒ”‡Žƒ–‹˜‡ƒ†ƒˆƒ‹Ž› friend



who



were



bed



ridden



and



  Tyler



Tracy going



through



chemo



at



the



same



 time



as



I



was.



They



both



died



so



I



 always



thought



of



them



while



run-­‐ Dz Šƒ˜‡…ƒ…‡”ǡdzŠ‡™‘—Ž†”‡’Ž›ǤDz †‘ǯ–‘™‹ˆ›‘—‘™™Šƒ– ‹‰ǡ‘™‹‰–Šƒ––Š‡›‡˜‡”‰‘––‘Šƒ˜‡–Š‡‹”Š‡ƒŽ–Š„ƒ…Ǥdz –Šƒ–‹•ǫdzŠ‹…Š’”‘’–‡†”‡•’‘•‡••—…Šƒ•ǡDzŠ•—”‡ǡ› ”ƒ…›ƒ†‡–Š‡Š‹•‹•’‹”ƒ–‹‘–Š”‘—‰Š‘—–Š‹•Ƥ‰Š––‘”—ǤŠ‡ grandma



has



it.” last



race



of



his



high



school



career



was



timed



at



18



minutes



and



 ͛͘•‡…‘†•ǤDzŠƒ–™ƒ•–Š‡„‡•––‹‡ ǯ†”—‹›‡–‹”‡…”‘•• ‡†ƒ›ƒˆ–‡”…‘‹‰Š‘‡ˆ”‘ƒ…Š‡‘–”‡ƒ–‡–ǡ‡˜‡”› …‘—–”›…ƒ”‡‡”Ǩdz ‘”Š‹•‹…”‡†‹„Ž‡ƒ…Š‹‡˜‡‡–•ǡŠ‡”‡…‡‹˜‡† Š‘””‹ˆ›‹‰•›’–‘‘ˆ–Š‡Šƒ”•Š†”—‰ƤƒŽŽ›•Š‘™‡†—’Ǥ –Š‡–‡ƒǯ•Dz‘•– ’”‘˜‡†dzƒ™ƒ”†Ǥ



Dz –•–ƒ”–‡†™‹–Šƒ•–‘ƒ…Šƒ…Š‡ǡdz”ƒ…›”‡…ƒŽŽ•ǤDz –Š”‡™—’ˆ‘” –Š‡Ƥ”•––‹‡•‹…‡ •–ƒ”–‡†ǡƒ† ™ƒ•ŠƒŽˆ™ƒ›–Š”‘—‰Š› treatment.”



After



the



liquid



was



completely



emptied



from



his



 •–‘ƒ…Šǡ†”›Š‡ƒ˜‹‰„‡‰ƒƒŽ‘‰™‹–Š†‹ƒ””Š‡ƒǤDzŠ‹•†‹ƒ””Š‡ƒ ™ƒ•Ž‹‡ƒ”—‹‰ˆƒ—…‡–ǡŽ‹‡’‘—”‹‰ƒ„—…‡–‘ˆ™ƒ–‡”‹–Š‡ –‘‹Ž‡–ǡƒ†”‡ƒŽŽ›’ƒ‹ˆ—ŽǤdz After



enduring



the



excruciating



symptoms



of



a



“normal”



chemo



 ’ƒ–‹‡–ǡ”ƒ…›–”‹‡†–‘‰‘–‘„‡†Ǥ Dz Žƒ‹††‘™ƒ†‹–ˆ‡Ž–Ž‹‡‹˜‡••–ƒ„„‹‰‹›•–‘ƒ…ŠǤ  yelled



at



the



top



of



my



lungs.”



Tracy’s



mom



woke



up



and



rushed



 in



crying



with



distressed



hope



that



she



could



help



in



some



way.



 Dz –‘Ž†Š‡”–‘‰‘„ƒ…–‘„‡†ǡ ™ƒ•ƒŽ”‡ƒ†›ˆ—ŽŽ‘ˆ‡†‹…‹‡ƒ† –Š‡”‡™ƒ•‘–Š‹‰•Š‡…‘—Ž††‘Ǥdz–‘’‘ˆ…Š‡‘‹Œ‡…–‹‘• ‘…‡‡˜‡”›‘–Š‡”™‡‡ǡ”ƒ…›™ƒ•ƒŽ•‘‘ƒ–Ž‡ƒ•–͚͛†‹ơ‡”‡– –”‡ƒ–‡–’‹ŽŽ•ƒ†ƒ›ǤDz —•–Šƒ˜‡Œ—•–’ƒ••‡†‘—––Š”‘—‰ŠƒŽŽ the



pain.”

Today



Tracy



is



in



perfect



health



and



helping



someone



else



 through



a



similar



battle.



 Dz›‰”ƒ†ƒ™ƒ•†‹ƒ‰‘•‡†™‹–Š•ƒ‡–Š‹‰ Šƒ†ǡdzŠ‡•ƒ‹†ǤDz  want



to



be



there



for



her



because



she



was



there



for



me.”



Tracy’s



 „ƒ––Ž‡Šƒ•‡…‘—”ƒ‰‡†Š‡”–‘„”ƒ˜‡–Š‡•‹…‡••™‹–Š…‘—”ƒ‰‡ and



a



fantastic



attitude.



 Dz –‹•‘–˜‡”›…‘‘–‘Šƒ˜‡•‘‡‘‡‘Ž†‡”–Šƒ›‘—Ž‘‘ —’–‘›‘—ǡdz”ƒ…›•ƒ›•™‹–Šƒ•‹Ž‡ǡDzŠ‡•ƒ›•ǡǮ Œ—•–Š‘’‡–‘‰‘ –Š”‘—‰Š‹–ƒ•™‡ŽŽƒ•›Ž‡”†‹†Ǩ ™ƒ––‘Šƒ˜‡ƒ‰”‡ƒ–ƒ––‹–—†‡Ǥǯdz ”ƒ…›ǯ•Œ‘—”‡›‹•†‡Ƥ‡†„›ƒ‰”‡ƒ–Ž‘˜‡‘ˆŽ‹ˆ‡ǡƒ†ƒ’‘•‹–‹˜‡ attitude



that



no



sickness



could



possibly



beat.



His



strength



is



 ‡ƒ•—”‡†‹–Š‡†‡–‡”‹ƒ–‹‘ƒ†’‡”•‡˜‡”ƒ…‡–Šƒ–Ž‡†Š‹ –‘•—…Š‰”‡ƒ–ƒ…Š‹‡˜‡‡–•™Š‹Ž‡•—ơ‡”‹‰ǤDz –Š‘—‰Š–ǡǮ ƒǡ •–—’‹†…ƒ…‡”ǡ›‘—ǯ”‡‘–Š‘Ž†‹‰‡†‘™Ǣ …ƒ•–‹ŽŽ„‡–Š‡ teenage



kid



I



want



to



be’.”

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Never Abandoned ;6-88)2&=)1-0))%22%

C

heerleader,



 guitar



 player,



 dancer



 and



SAU



sophomore



Katie



Turner



 would



 appear



 to



 be



 anything



 but



 alone.



 However,



 when



 the



 crowds



 faded



 away,



 Katie



 Turner



 was



 left



 with



a



loneliness. Myrna



 Turner,



 Katie’s



 mother,



 •—ơ‡”‡† ˆ”‘ —Ž–‹’Ž‡ …Ž‡”‘•‹• (MS),



meaning



she



lacked



the



normal



 nervous



system



required



to



make



her



 body



 move



 in



 coherence



 with



 what



 her



brain



was



telling



it



to



do.



She



also



 had



mental



disabilities.



 As



 a



 premature



 newborn,



 Katie



 Turner



 weighed



 in



 at



 three



 pounds



 and



four



ounces



on



January



13,



1991.



 Born



to



Myrna



and



 Jerry



Turner,



she



 describes



 herself



 as



 a



 “guilt



 baby.”



 Her



 parents



 were



 unmarried,



 but



 married



shortly



after



her



birth.



A



year



 later,



 her



 sister



 Loria



 Lyn



 was



 born.



 As



Katie



Turner



began



to



mature



she



 realized



there



were



some



problems.



 5-­‐year-­‐old



 Katie



 Turner



 watched



 as



 her



 parents



 fought



 their



 way



 to



 a



 divorce.



Her



father



left



one



night,



and



 after



that



her



mother’s



health



rapidly



 declined.



By



the



time



Turner



was



10



 years



 old,



 her



mother



was



becoming



 less



and



less



able



to



care



for



herself.

“She



 couldn’t



 get



 up,”



 said



 Turner.



 “She



 had



 to



 stay



 in



 a



 wheelchair,



 use



 a



 cane;



 she



 couldn’t



 take



 care



 of



 herself.”







 One



night



her



mother



fell.



Turner



ran



 to



a



neighbor’s



house,



and



when



she



 brought



 help



 back,



 her



 mother



 told



 –Š‡ ‡‹‰Š„‘” •Š‡ ™ƒ• Ƥ‡ ƒ† –Šƒ– her



daughter



had



lied.



 Her



 mother



 began



 abusing



 Turner



 and



her



sister.



She



would



lock



the



two



 girls



in



their



room.



She



had



a



motion



 sensor



garden



 frog



 outside



 the



 door



 to



alert



if



they



were



getting



out



in



the



 night.



 Eventually



 she



 began



 locking



 the



door.



 10_THE PULSE

“She



wanted



control,”



said



Turner.



 Every



 morning



 Myrna



Turner



 would



 feed



 the



 girls



 cough



 syrup



 before



 they



left



for



school.



 “We



didn’t



know



that



we



didn’t



need



 it,”



 said



 Katie



Turner.



 “But



 it



 would



 make



 me



 pass



 out



 in



 class



 and



 my



 sister



 really



 hyper



 so



 she



 couldn’t



 concentrate.”



 Later,



Turner



learned



that



her



mother



 was



working



to



make



them



appear



as



 special



 needs



 children



 for



 extra



 aid



 money.



 “We



knew



that



something



was



going



 on,



 and



 that



 she



 wasn’t



 changing



 it,”



 said



 Katie



 Turner.



 “We



 had



 a



 babysitter,



 but



 she



 left



 one



 night



 because



she



couldn’t



stand



watching



 my



mother



treat



us



so



badly,



and



that



 night



we



decided



to



run



away.”



 However,



 during



 their



 attempt



 to



 run,



 the



 police



 found



 the



 girls



 and



 returned



them



home.



 “[My



 mother]



 actually



 slapped



 me



 across



 the



 face,”



 said



 Turner.



 “We



 stayed



 in



 her



 room



 with



 her



 that



 night.”



 Her



 mother



 required



 many



 doctors



 and



medications.



Katie



Turner



began



 going



 to



 doctor



 appointments



 and



 realized



 what



 her



 mother



 was



 supposed



to



be



doing



and



what



she



 was



doing



didn’t



match



up.



 “The



 doctor’s



 would



 ask



 if



 she



 had



 any



 other



 medications



 or



 if



 she



 sees



 any



other



doctor



and



she



would



say



 no,”



 said



 Turner,



 “I



 knew



 something



 was



wrong.”



 Katie



Turner



reddened



as



she



recalled



 one



of



her



most



frustrating



moments



 with



her



mother.



It



was



the



night



the



 doctors



 had



 told



 her



 mother



 not



 to



 drive



 anymore.



 Despite



 the



 orders



 however,



 her



 mother



 wanted



 to



 get



 pizza.



 “I



told



her



no,”



she



said.



“She



took



my



 sister



and



didn’t



give



her



a



choice,



but



 she



made



it



back



and



shoved



it



in



my



 ˆƒ…‡ ƒ† •ƒ‹†ǡ Ǯ ǯ Ƥ‡ǡ  –‘Ž† ›‘—ǡǯdz said



Turner.



 It



 was



 at



 this



 time



 that



 the



 girls’



 school



 stepped



 in.



 As



 a



 result,



 the



 girls



 moved



 in



 with



 their



 Aunt



 Christine



 and



 Uncle



 Artie



 Bryers.



 However,



as



both



her



aunt



and



uncle



 were



 employed



 full-­‐time,



 besides



 caring



 for



 her



 grandmother,



 the



 family



 chose



 to



 place



 Myrna



Turner



 in



a



nursing



home.



 By



 November



 2000,



 her



 mother’s



 condition



 had



 gotten



 so



 bad



 she



 was



 to



 be



 fed



 by



 tubes,



 but







 she



 had



 decided



earlier



that



she



did



not



want



 to



live



this



way.



 On



 January



 10



 2001,



 Turner’s



 tenth



 birthday,



 their



 aunt



 told



 them



 the



 home



 had



 called,



 and



 their



 mother



 had



passed



away.



 “My



 sister



 busted



 out



 into



 tears,



 “



 said



Turner.



“I



was



just



kind



of



silent



 and



 waited.



 It



 took



 awhile



 to



 hit



 me.”



 During



 this



 time,



 the



 sisters



 transferred



 schools.



 Turner’s



 aunt,



 a



teacher,



encouraged



them



in



their



 studies.



 Because



 of



 substance



 abuse,



 Katie



 Turner



 struggled



 with



 reading



 and



 was



 not



 at



 the



 level



 of



 her



 peers.



 Through



 her



 aunt’s



 tutoring



 she



 began



 catching



 up.



 The



 sisters



 also



 got



 involved



 in



 dance,



 cheerleading,



 band,



equestrian



team



and



track.



 “Our



 mom



 didn’t



 let



 us



 do



 those,



 it



 was



 just



 another



 way



 of



 her



 controlling



us,”



said



Katie



Turner.



 Entering



 junior



 high,



 Katie



 Turner



 began



 attending



 SAU



 senior



 Justin



 Cloyd’s



 after-­‐school



 Bible



 study



 at



 Kingston



High.






“We



 played



 some



 games



 then



 he



 just



 explained



 scripture,”



 said



 Turner.



 “It



 really



 helped



 me



 because



 I



 had



 no



 idea



 what



 any



 of



it



meant.”



 Later



 she



 began



 attending



 the



 Kingston



 Wesleyan



Church.



 “I



like



to



say



they



are



my



family,”



said



Katie



 Turner.



 She



 still



 attends



 this



 church



 and



 serves



on



the



praise



band.



 When



 deciding



 on



 a



 college,



 Turner



 chose



 SAU



 because



 of



 its



 “dominant



 spiritual



 atmosphere,”



and



prior



visits



to



campus.



 Katie



 Turner



 faced



 many



 struggles



 in



 ƒ†Œ—•–‹‰Ǥ  Š‡” Ƥ”•– ›‡ƒ” ƒ–  •Š‡ received



news



that



her



dad



had



died.



 “I



had



an



earthly



dad



I



didn’t



have



a



chance



 –‘‘™ǡdz•ƒ‹†—”‡”ǤŠ‡•–‹ŽŽ•—ơ‡”•ˆ”‘

the



 repercussions



 of



 the



 substance



 abuse



 and



the



loss



of



her



parents.



 “The



 holidays



 are



 hard



 just



 because



 I



 don’t



 have



my



regular



family,”



said



Turner.



 But



Katie



Turner



sees



the



last



two



years



as



a



 time



of



growth,



and



recalls



one



particularly



 †‹ƥ…—Ž–…ŠƒŽŽ‡‰‡ǣˆ–‡”…Š‡‡”‹‰ƒ–ƒ basketball



game



she



felt



alone.



 “All



 the



 girls



 had



 their



 families



 there,



 to



 watch



them



and



take



them



out



but



I



don’t



 have



that,”



said



Turner.



 At



 Awaken



 2009,



 she



 mourned



 for



 her



 mother,



her



father



and



her



family,



but



after



 praying,



 she



 came



 to



 the



 realization



 she



 is



 not



 alone.



 Though



 Turner



 still



 grapples



 with



 her



 supposed



 learning



 disabilities,



 loneliness



 and



 living



 with



 another



 family,



 •Š‡‘ơ‡”•–Š‹•–‘–Š‘•‡Ž‘‘‹‰–‘Š‡”Ž‹ˆ‡Ǥ

HEALTH

“If you think you are alone, you’re not, but if you still think that you are, you have Jesus,” said Katie Turner. “You hear stories and push them aside saying that’s not me, and if you still think nobody can relate Jesus has conquered the world.”

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 grease



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c.



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 light



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 pan



 on



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2hrs.







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 bars



 then



 sprinkle



 with



 walnuts



 (if



 de-­‐ sired).



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every



time



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take



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bite



of



these



delicious



treats!



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 favorite



thing



about



them



is



they



don’t



taste



“gluten-­‐free.”



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have



the



texture



of



“normal”



food,



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are



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Christmas



trees,



candy



canes,



Santa



Claus,



mistletoe



and,



of



 course,



presents



 are



all



typical



 symbols



 of



 the



Christmas



 holiday.



Some



view



Christmas



 as



 a



 religious



 holiday,



 others



 see



 it



 as



 time



 for



 celebrating



 family



and



friends



through



gift-­‐giving,



and



others



choose



not



to



celebrate



 Christmas.



The



majority



of



 Christians



celebrate



Christmas



as



a



religious



holiday



honoring



the



birth



of



Christ,



but



most



do



not



realize



 that



 many



 of



 the



 symbols



 and



 activities



 surrounding



 Christmas



 can



 be



 traced



 back



 to



 before



 Christ’s



 birth.

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 winter



 celebration



 was



 common



 idea



 centuries



 before



 Christ’s



 birth,



 and



 started



 as



 a



 way



 for



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12-­‐day



festivals,



feasts,



and



the



exchanging



of



gifts.



Europeans



celebrated



light



and



life



as



 sources



of



hope



during



the



darkest



periods



of



winter.

–‹•„‡Ž‹‡˜‡†Š”‹•–‹ƒ•ƒ†‘’–‡†ƒ†‘†‹Ƥ‡†–Š‡•‡…‡Ž‡„”ƒ–‹‘•Š‘’‹‰–‘‹…”‡ƒ•‡–Š‡’‘’—Žƒ”‹–› of



their



celebration



and



counteract



the



pagan



festivities.



One



such



adopted



symbol



is



the



Christmas



 tree.

8,)',6-781%786)) The



Christmas



tree



is



a



classic



symbol



of



the



holiday



season



and



can



be



seen



in



living



rooms,



shopping



 malls



and



town



squares



throughout



 Christmas.



The



evergreen



tree



has



long



been



a



decoration



for



 winter



festivities



and



can



also



be



traced



back



to



pagan



celebrations.



 Some



early



peoples



believed



 evergreen



boughs



would



keep



away



witches



and



evil



spirits. ‰›’–‹ƒ•ƒ†‘ƒ•„‡Ž‹‡˜‡†™‹–‡”‘……—””‡†„‡…ƒ—•‡–Š‡‹”•—‰‘†™ƒ••‹…ƒ†–Šƒ–Š‡™‘—Ž† begin



to



get



better



after



the



winter



solstice.



 So



they



decorated



with



evergreen



boughs



to



remind



 them



of



the



life



and



growth



to



come.



Even



the



Vikings



believed



evergreens



had



special



qualities,



and



 they



related



the



plant



directly



to



their



sun



god. Š‡Š”‹•–ƒ• –”‡‡ –”ƒ†‹–‹‘ ‹• „‡Ž‹‡˜‡† –‘ Šƒ˜‡ „‡‡ •–ƒ”–‡† „› ‡”ƒŠ”‹•–‹ƒ• ™Š‘ „”‘—‰Š– evergreen



 trees



 into



 their



 homes



 and



 decorated



 them.



This



 is



 an



 example



 of



 the



Church’s



 adoption



 of



pagan



symbols



to



celebrate



Christmas



and



Christ’s



birth.



Tree



decorations



started



out



with



simple



 candles



and



slowly



began



to



incorporate



ornaments



made



from



natural



materials,



including



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LIFESTYLE

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THE FOLLOWING IS AN EXCERPT FROM “BECOMING SANTA: CULTIVATING A LEGACY OF GRACE” BY WALLY METTS, PROFESSOR OF COMMUNICATION AT SPRING ARBOR UNIVERSITY. IN THIS UNPUBLISHED MANUSCRIPT, METTS EXPLORES HOW NICHOLAS LI FESTYLE

LIFESTYLE OF MYRA BECAME SANTA, AND HOW FOR HIM, SANTA BECAME

NICHOLAS AGAIN. METTS ALSO EXPLORES HOW HE AND HIS WIFE BEGAN TO COME TO TERMS WITH THE MEANING AND THE MYTH OF SANTA, AND HOW HIS FOUR GRANDCHILDREN CALL HIM SANTA.



































 OF



 MAGIC



A GIFT















 When



 my



 mom



 was



 four,



Santa



backed



a



two-­‐ton



pickup



truck



up



to



the



front



porch



at



her



 home



 in



 Naples,



 Florida



 and



 started



 dragging



 bags



 of



 toys



 into



 the



 living



room.



There



was



everything



a



child



could



imagine.



Bicycles



for



 ‡˜‡”›‘‡ǤǤ͚͚”‹ƪ‡ˆ‘”Š‡”͙͘Ǧ›‡ƒ”Ǧ‘Ž†•‹•–‡”Ǥ˜‡”›–Š‹‰™ƒ•™”ƒ’’‡† ‹„”‹‰Š–…‘Ž‘”•ǡ‡˜‡–Š‡…‘Ž‘”‹‰„‘‘••–—ơ‡†‹–Š‡•–‘…‹‰•Ǥ “Where



is



your



sleigh?”



mom



asked.



 “It’s



at



the



beach.



The



runner’s



don’t



do



well



when



there’s



no



snow,”



he



 told



her.



Then



Santa



had



to



go



back



for



a



second



trip,



to



get



the



piano. She



believed



every



word.



 Later,



 she



 thought



 about



 how



Santa



 looked



 a



 lot



 like



 the



 butcher



 at



 her



dad’s



grocery



store.



 And



then



 Christmases



took



a



leaner,



meaner



 turn,



 and



 she



 came



 to



 realize



 the



 magic



 of



 that



Christmas



 had



 been



 orchestrated



by



her



mother,



who



died



in



a



car



wreck



the



next



year.



 But



when



I



was



a



child,



she



tried



to



recreate



the



magic



of



that



Christmas



 every



 year.



The



 year



 I



 turned



 four,



 I



 got



 a



 train



 for



Christmas,



 one



 you



 …‘—Ž†”‹†‡‘ǡ™‹–Š͚͘͝ˆ‡‡–‘ˆ–”ƒ…–Šƒ–‡…‹”…Ž‡†›’Žƒ›Š‘—•‡ǡƒ eight-­‐by-­‐ten



log



cabin



in



the



side



yard. Throughout



 my



 childhood,



 my



 mom



 only



 had



 one



 Christmas



 philosophy—bury



 the



 tree,



 stacking



 the



 gifts



 so



 high



 you



 couldn’t



 see



 it,



 even



 if



 it



 meant



 wrapping



 a



 tennis



 ball



 in



 a



 shoebox.



 My



 dad



 left



 Š‹•Ž—…”ƒ–‹˜‡•‹‰…‘’ƒ›–‘‰‘–‘‹„Ž‡…‘ŽŽ‡‰‡™Š‡ ™ƒ•Ƥ˜‡ǡƒ† through



 years



 of



 his



 ministry



 she



 often



 struggled



 to



 make



 ends



 meet



 with



a



growing



family.



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But



she



looked



for



sales



all



year,



hid



things



in



closets,



 wrapped



them



in



big



boxes,



and



buried



the



tree.



In



the



lean-­‐ est



of



years,



there



was



always



a



book.



And



there



was



often



 something



my



heart



craved,



even



if



I



hadn’t



known.







 So



I



thought



Christmas



was



magic. The



same



year



I



got



the



train,



in



Michigan



my



wife



Katie



 was



getting



socks



and



underwear



and



listening



to



Bing



 Crosby



on



the



phonograph.



While



I



lived



in



a



parsonage



 where



someone



else



paid



the



bills,



she



lived



in



a



home



 ™Š‡”‡–Š‡Š‡ƒ–‰‘––—”‡†‘ơ‹–Š‡†‡ƒ†‘ˆ™‹–‡”„‡…ƒ—•‡ no



one



paid



the



bills. I



thought



Christmas



was



magic



and



she



thought



Christmas



 was,



well,



nice,



even



if



there



was



enough



snow



outside



for



a



 sleigh.



Magic,



as



it



turns



out,



takes



time.



 Bringing



two



cultures



together



takes



time



under



the



best



of



 circumstances,



but



when



a



Germanic,



no-­‐nonsense



woman



 marries



a



laid-­‐back,



Southern



man



with



a



vivid



imagination,



 my



becoming



Santa



presents



special



challenges.



 For



one



thing,



she



had



to



get



past



the



whole



North



Pole



 thing.



It



takes



a



lot



of



faith



to



believe



a



man



is



Santa



when



 he



drives



from



Tennessee



to



Ohio



through



a



blizzard



with-­‐ out



wearing



a



hat



or



gloves.



I



mean,



I



had



never



even



seen



a



 man



wear



a



scarf. Then



there



was



the



list



thing.







Naughty



or



nice?







From



her



 perspective,



it



may



have



seemed



like



I



never



made



a



list



in



 my



life.



Or



even



looked



at



one.

I



always



wanted



Christmas



to



be



special,



of



course.



The



year



 I



drove



north



in



the



snow



to



see



her



I



bought



her



a



neck-­‐ lace



and



an



ugly



orange



sherbet.







Being



Santa



is



not



about



 taste;



it



was



just



a



popular



color



that



year.



I’ve



since



learned,



 however,



that



she



looks



really



good



in



navy



blue.



But



that



 was



the



year



I



asked



her



dad



if



I



could



marry



her.



It



was



the



 Š”‹•–ƒ• Ƥ”•––‘Ž†Š‡” Ž‘˜‡†Š‡”Ǥ†–Š‡Š”‹•–ƒ• Ƥ”•– kissed



her.



It



had



a



magic



of



its



own.



 L IF EST YL E Š‡Ƥ”•–›‡ƒ”™‡™‡”‡ƒ””‹‡†•Š‡„‘—‰Š–‡ƒ”ƒˆ–•ƒ –‘‘Ž„‘šˆ‘”Š”‹•–ƒ•Ǥ –™ƒ•ƤŽŽ‡†™‹–Š™”‡…Š‡•ǡ•‘‡-­‐ thing



I



dearly



wanted



at



the



time.



She



looked



long



and



hard



 for



the



one



right



thing,



and



I



began



to



learn



that



for



her



it



 wasn’t



about



how



high



the



presents



were



stacked;



it



was



 about



how



deeply



the



presents



were



felt.



And



how



long



 they



would



last.



 So



for



us



the



stack



got



smaller.



Sure,



I



would



wrap



a



few



 things



in



over-­‐sized



boxes



now



and



then.



Filling



a



stock-­‐ ing



became



part



of



my



own



contribution,



a



chance



to



have



 more



things



to



open,



more



opportunities



for



delight.



But



we



 tried



to



know



our



kids



and



know



their



hearts.



And



we



never



 buried



a



tree. We



trusted



that



Kristen



from



the



American



Doll



Company



 was



not



just



what



our



Margaret



wanted,



but



what



she



 ‡‡†‡†Ȅƒ™‹†‘™–‘™‘†‡”ǡƒ”‡ƪ‡…–‹‘‘ˆŠ‡”Š‡ƒ”–ƒ† its



desires. Each



gift



is



a



risk,



of



course.



But



it



is



also



a



grace,



a



reaching



 out



of



hearts



toward



each



other,



an



embrace



without



arms.



 Sometimes



you



get



it



exactly



right.



Sometimes



you



don’t.



 —–ƒŽ™ƒ›•›‘—Ƥ†–Šƒ–…ƒ”‹‰…‘—–•ǡ–Šƒ–“—ƒŽ‹–›Žƒ•–•ǡ that



joy



pervades.





Sometimes



I



felt



Katie



thought



our



kids



should



be



happy



 with



socks



and



underwear



too,



especially



those



years



when



 we



had



little



money.



The



truth



was



she



always



wanted



more



 for



them,



the



opposite



of



what



she



had



herself



experienced.



 There



is



the



tearing



of



paper



and



the



laughing



of



parents



 —–™Šƒ–•Š‡™ƒ–‡†™ƒ•–Š‡•‹’Ž‡ƒ†–Š‡•‹‰‹Ƥ…ƒ–Ǥ ƒ†–Š‡•“—‡ƒŽ•‘ˆ…Š‹Ž†”‡Ǥ•†‹•Šƒ†‘™•‘ˆƒ ‘†™Š‘ delights



in



giving



good



gifts



to



his



children,



our



meager



ef-­‐ She



wisely



resisted



debt,



even



when



I



would



have



made



 forts



to



imitate



Him



leave



us



with



a



taste



of



transcendence



 bad



choices



to



give



my



kids



something



of



the



wonder



I



had



 however



brief. experienced.



So



somewhere



between



her



common



sense



 ƒ†›…”‡ƒ–‹˜‡•—‰‰‡•–‹‘•ǡ™‡„‡‰ƒ–‘Ƥ†ƒ„ƒŽƒ…‡ It’s magic. between



playfulness



and



practicality.







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SISTERS WITH LIF EST YLE

GENEROUS

LOVE

A



 P R O F I L E



 O N



 T I N A



 A N D



 L A U R A

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I

f



 there



 are



 two



 people



 who



 can



 almost



 immediately



 make



 you



 feel



good



about



yourself,



they



are



sisters



Tina



Treacher



and



Laura



 Overton,



employees



of



Chartwells



at



Spring



Arbor



University.



For



 nine



years,



the



two



sisters



have



worked



side



by



side,



serving



students,



 •–ƒơƒ†˜‹•‹–‘”•–Š‡‹”†‘•‡•‘ˆ†ƒ‹Ž›—–”‹–‹‘ƒ†‡…‘—”ƒ‰‡‡–Ǥ “To



know



us



is



to



love



us,”



said



Overton.



Overton



started



working



for



 the



school



Aug.



19,



2002.



Treacher



started



a



few



days



later. “I



love



it,”



said



Treacher.



“I



love



coming



to



work.



The



kids



make



it



 worthwhile.”



Both



Treacher



and



her



sister



have



made



it



their



purpose



 –‘ ’‘•‹–‹˜‡Ž› ‹ƪ—‡…‡ –Š‡ Ž‹˜‡• of



 the



 students



 who



 have



 gone



 through,



 currently



 attend



 and



 will



attend



SAU.

their



children



are



just



on



loan



though.”



 “There’s



that



connection



we



make



with



the



parents



to



try



and



put



 them



 at



 ease,”



 said



Overton.



 “I’ve



 given



 my



 number



 to



 one



 mother



 who



 was



 really



 worried



 about



 her



 student.



 Just



 to



 give



 her



 some



 comfort.” Dz ‘† Šƒ• ‡ Š‡”‡ „‡…ƒ—•‡ ȏ–Š‡ •–—†‡–•Ȑ ‘™ –Š‡› …ƒ …‘Ƥ†‡ in



 me,”



 said



 Treacher.



 Treacher,



 along



 with



 her



 sister,



 knows



 her



 purpose



 in



 life,



 which



 is



 to



 uplift



 every



 student



 she



 sees.



 Every



 †ƒ›–Š‡›…‘‡‹–‘™‘””‡ƒ†›–‘ˆ—ŽƤŽŽ–Šƒ–’—”’‘•‡Ǥ˜‡™Š‡ students



leave



home,



they



still



need



an



 ƒ†—Ž– Ƥ‰—”‡ –‘ …‘Ƥ†‡ ‹ǡ ƒ† ”‡…‡‹˜‡ sage



 wisdom



 and



 advice.



Treacher



 and



 Overton



believe



they



are



here



for



that



 purpose.

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“I



 don’t



 want



 any



 kid



 to



 come



 without



feeling



loved



or



needed,”



 DzȏŠ‡ •–—†‡–•Ȑ …ƒ •Š‹‡ ƒ† ƪ› ƒ† said



Overton.



 “Some



 of



 us



 need



 be



 whatever



 they



 want,”



 said



Overton,



 Tina



Treacher you



 kids



 more



 than



 you



 need



 “I



 just



 hope



 they



 come



 back.”



 And



 us.”



 The



 two



 sisters



 have



 been



 some



of



the



students



have



come



back



 touched



yearly



by



gifts



from



both



students



coming



back



from



Cross



 after



graduation.



Some



graduates,



married



and



with



kids,



will



come



 Cultural



trips,



and



those



who



simply



feel



the



need



to



give



back



to



 back



to



visit



the



campus



and



make



it



a



point



to



stop



in



and



visit



the



 Treacher



and



Overton. sisters.



Other



returnees



will



visit



just



to



say



hi



and



update



the



sisters



 on



what’s



going



on



in



their



lives. “I



can



go



all



over



the



world



and



not



spend



a



dime,”



said



Treacher.



“I’ve



 gotten



gifts



from



Italy,



Ireland,



China,



Guatemala,



Egypt,



Africa,



you



 ‘”‹‡›‡ƒ”•ǡ”‡ƒ…Š‡”ƒ†˜‡”–‘Šƒ˜‡„‡‡ƒ‹‰ƒ†‹ơ‡”‡…‡ name



it,



I’ve



been



there,”



she



joked.



Overton



said



that



one



girl



even



 in



as



many



students’



lives



as



possible,



dishing



out



encouragement



 wrote



her



a



poem



because



of



the



nickname



Overton



gave



her. with



their



daily



dietary



sustenance.



After



 so



 many



 years



 of



 seeing



 students



 come



 and



 go,



 the



 sisters



 Ƥ†–Šƒ––Š‡›ǯ”‡…‘•–ƒ–Ž›ƒơ‡…–‡†„›–Š‡•–—†‡–•ǤŠ‡›˜‹‡™–Š‡ students



as



their



own



children.

“Sometimes



the



kids



just



need



a



hug



and



good



home-­‐style



cooking,”



 said



Treacher.

“I’ve



got



thousands



of



children,”



joked



Overton.



“We



tell



the



parents





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times of the year it can be helpful to schedule one to guarantee a spot. Sharp, a youth ministry and graphic design major, has had nearly every paper he has turned in this semester proof read by a Write Right tutor. He said all of the tutors are easy to get along with, and he has never felt intimidated or insulted when getting help. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Write Right lets peers tear apart your paper before professors do,â&#x20AC;? said Sharp. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It is an opportunity to get a second opinion. It helps catch things you miss.â&#x20AC;? Senior Justin Cloyd, a one and a half year veteran Write Right tutor, said one aspect of his job he enMR\VLVKHOSLQJSHRSOHĂ&#x20AC;JXUHRXWZKDWWKH\ZDQWWR say and then say it in a good way. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s okay to have a paper in process,â&#x20AC;? said Cloyd. â&#x20AC;&#x153;It can be really good just to talk your ideas out.â&#x20AC;? )RU&OR\GDELJEHQHĂ&#x20AC;WRIEHLQJDWXWRULVDOOWKHGLIferent kinds of people he gets to meet. He also said he learns a lot from the papers he critiques. Write Right is just one service provided by AcademLF6WXGHQW&RQQHFWLRQV $6& DPXOWLIDFHWHGRIĂ&#x20AC;FH


devoted to helping students succeed in their classes. Other services ASC provides include; the Peer Tutoring Program, ESL (English as a Second Language and GES courses. ASC also provides support for stuGHQWVZLWKGLVDELOLWLHVKHOSLQJIXOĂ&#x20AC;OOWKH$PHULFDQV with Disabilities Act. Currently, ASC provides support to around 40 students at SAU with disabilities. Carolee Hamilton, assistant professor of developPHQWDOHGXFDWLRQIRUPHGWKHRIĂ&#x20AC;FHWKDWLVQRZ Academic Student Connections 21 years ago. Hamilton, the director of ASC, said there is no easy button when it comes to helping students overcome the many obstacles on the road to academic success. She VDLG$6&LVĂ H[LEOHLQLWVDSSURDFKKHQFHWKHPDQ\ services. ASC spent around $17,000 on tutoring, this includes the Peer Tutoring Program, Write Right and tutoring by appointment, for the 2009-2010 school year. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We spend what we need to, to meet the need,â&#x20AC;? said Hamilton. She said the involvement of faculty in ASC is key to the programs success.

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DETRIOT SYMPHONY STRIKE -009786%8-32 8)<8&=1-',%)07869&0)6

POLIT I CS

T

he



 Michigan



 economy



 is



 in



 recession;



 this



 is



 not



 unfamiliar



 or



 strange.



We



 were



 the



 “car



 people,”



 the



 gem



 and



 the



 hub



 of



 the



 automotive



world.



Now



we



have



lost



that



status,



and



the



industry



is



hanging



on



a



wire.



Currently,



unemployment



in



Michigan



 is



14



%



and



as



high



as



25



%



in



Detroit.



So



when



the



musicians



of



the



Detroit



Symphony



Orchestra



(DSO)



went



on



strike,



native



 Detroiters



felt



little



sympathy.



 • ‘ˆ Žƒ•– •—‡”ǡ –Š‡ ƒ˜‡”ƒ‰‡ •ƒŽƒ”› ˆ‘” ƒ  —•‹…‹ƒ ™ƒ• ͙͆͘͜ǡ͘͞͝ǡ ™Š‹…Š •‡‡• Ž‹‡ ƒ Ž‘– ‘ˆ ‘‡› ˆ‘” ƒ ƪƒ—–‹•– †—”‹‰ ƒ economic



crisis.



However,



considering



it



took



20



merciless,



competitive



years



of



education



to



achieve



that



position



(DSO



ranks



as



one



 of



the



top



10



symphony



orchestras



in



the



United



States),



the



salary



is



competitive



with



comparable



orchestras.



For



every



DSO



audition



 there



are



75



to



150



contenders.



These



are



the



brain



surgeons



of



the



music



realm.



 Negotiations



 have



 proved



 fruitless.



 President



 and



CEO,



Anne



 Parsons,



 attended



 only



 a



 few



 meetings,



 each



 ending



 with



 where



 they



 „‡‰ƒǤŠ‡—•‹…‹ƒ•™‡”‡ƒ•‡†–‘ƒ……‡’–ƒ͛͛ά’ƒ›…—–ǡƒ†ƒƒŒ‘”Ž‘••‘ˆŠ‡ƒŽ–Š„‡‡Ƥ–•ƒ†’‡•‹‘•Ǥ‡™Ž›ƒ””‹˜‡†—•‹…‹ƒ• lose



42



%



of



the



original



base



salary.



Furthermore,



the



musicians



must



perform



additional



duties



such



as



library



and



fundraising



work.



 Š‡—•‹…‹ƒ•”‡…‡–Ž›’”‘’‘•‡†–‘–ƒ‡ƒ͚͠ά’ƒ›…—–™‹–Šƒ͘͝άŽ‘••‘ˆ„‡‡Ƥ–•ǡ„—––Š‡ƒ†‹‹•–”ƒ–‹‘†‹†‘–›‹‡Ž†Ǥ—•‹…‹ƒ• say



the



administration’s



proposal



is



impossible



to



adapt,



considering



they



cannot



even



sell



their



cars



or



houses



in



the



current



economic



 situation.

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POLITICS







“It



is



a



strike



that



management



forced



on



us



by



refusing



to



negotiate



at



meeting



after



meeting



over



the



past



year,”



the



musi-­‐ cians



of



the



DSO



wrote



in



a



statement



to



the



public.



To



see



the



full



statement



visit



www.detroitsymphonymusicians.org. Hence,



the



moniker,



“The



Strike



We



Did



Not



Want.”



The



fall



performance



season



through



December



11



has



been



cancelled.



 While



the



administration



puts



blame



on



the



downtrodden



economy,



Doug



Cornelson,



who



joined



the



DSO



clarinet



section



in



 1970,



points



to



the



previous



administration



as



the



source



of



trouble.



The



Max



M.



Fisher



Center,



home



of



the



DSO,



was



beauti-­‐ fully



renovated



with



a



combined



$60



million



in



donations,



$10



million



of



which



was



donated



by



none



other



than



Fisher



himself.



 However,



the



donations



were



invested



in



the



stock



market



and



eventually



lost.



 ‘’ƒ›ˆ‘”–Š‡…‘•–”—…–‹‘…‘•–•ǡ–Š‡ˆ‡ŽŽ‹–‘ƒƒ—ƒŽ͆͛‹ŽŽ‹‘„‘††‡Ƥ…‹–ǤŠ‹Ž‡‹–ƒ›‘–„‡–Š‡…—””‡–ƒ†‹‹•-­‐ –”ƒ–‹‘ǯ•ˆƒ—Ž–ǡ‹–™ƒ•–Š‡‹””‡•’‘•‹„‹Ž‹–›–‘…”‡ƒ–‡ƒ˜‹ƒ„Ž‡Ƥƒ…‹ƒŽ’ŽƒǤŠ‡›†‹†‘–ǡƒ†–Š‡’”‘„Ž‡™‘”•‡‡†‡ƒ…Š•—……‡•-­‐ sive



year.



 The



economic



condition



has



caused



ticket



sales



to



drop



over



the



last



four



years;



however,



ticket



sales



alone



are



not



nearly



 enough



to



justify



the



annual



budget.



The



bulk



of



the



DSO’s



income



stems



from



gifts



and



donations.



To



cut



costs,



the



marketing



 •–ƒơ™ƒ•‡”‰‡†™‹–ŠŠ—ƒ”‡•‘—”…‡•ǡ™Š‹…Š…‘˜‡”•‡•™‹–Š†‘‘”•ƒ†’‘–‡–‹ƒŽ†‘‘”•ǤThis



has



caused



some



employees



 –‘ˆ—ŽƤŽŽ—Ž–‹’Ž‡’‘•‹–‹‘•‘ˆ™Š‹…Š–Š‡›ƒ”‡‘–“—ƒŽ‹Ƥ‡†Ǥ‘‘”ƤŽ‡•™‡”‡‡˜‡”—’†ƒ–‡†‹–‘ƒ…‘’—–‡”•›•–‡ƒ†•‹–‹ƒ ƒ••‘ˆƤŽ‹‰…ƒ„‹‡–•Ǥ –Š‡•—‡”‘ˆ͚͘͘͡ǡ–Š‡›‘”‰ƒ‹œ‡†ƒ†‘‘”…ƒ’ƒ‹‰„›–Š‡ƒ‡‘ˆDzƒ…‡ˆ‘”–Š‡ƒ•Šǡdz™Š‹…Š ƪ‘’’‡†Ǥ



 In



spite



of



the



strike,



the



musicians



have



not



forsaken



their



orchestra.



According



to



cellist



and



spokesman,



Haden



McKay,



they



 Šƒ˜‡•‹…‡’—–‘–Š‡‹”‘™…‘…‡”–•‹—•‹…ŠƒŽŽ•ƒ†…Š—”…Š‡•™‹–Š–Š‡Ƥƒ…‹ƒŽ•—’’‘”–‘ˆ—•‹…‘”‰ƒ‹œƒ–‹‘•ƒ…”‘••–Š‡ nation,



including



gifts



of



10,000



dollars



each



from



eight



orchestras.



They



claim



it



was



not



the



salary



cuts



that



caused



them



to



 •–”‹‡ǡ„—––Š‡†‡‰”ƒ†ƒ–‹‘‘ˆ†”‘’’‹‰–‘ƒ•‡…‘†Ǧ”ƒ–‡‘”…Š‡•–”ƒƒˆ–‡”“—‹–‡Ž‹–‡”ƒŽŽ›‰‹˜‹‰–Š‡‹”‡–‹”‡Ž‹˜‡•–‘–Š‡Ǥ‘-­‐ ’ƒ”‡‹––‘ƒ•‹‰–Š‡„ƒ†͚–‘’Žƒ›‹„ƒ”•ƒ†…Ž‡ƒ–Š‡–‘‹Ž‡–•ƒˆ–‡”•Š‘™•–‘’ƒ›‘ơ–Š‡˜‡—‡Ǥ



 For



more



information



on



the



strike



and



concert



events,



visit



www.detroitsymphonymusicians.org

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