We Spend a Lot of Time Destroying Dreams

Soul City, North Carolina

Photo tken in Spring 2006 by w:User:Tijuana Brass. Released in the public domain.

I felt a little silly making everyone ride with me 20 minutes off the highway to an overgrown cul-de-sac with a crumbling curb. “Where are the houses?” my buddy asked. The once-cleared lots were slowly being taken back over by scrub trees. “They were never built,” I say. We stand there a minute, someone points out a fire hydrant covered in kudzu, and…

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Mother. Southerner. Storyteller. Bread and Roses. #race #class #poverty #gender #equity #children #egalitarianorganizing #bottomupstorytelling *views my own*

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Mother. Southerner. Storyteller. Bread and Roses. #race #class #poverty #gender #equity #children #egalitarianorganizing #bottomupstorytelling *views my own*

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