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Verticality, Sameness, and the World of The Giver

CC image courtesy of Flickr, Lars Plougmann. Editorial note: The following is reprinted with permission from Eleanor Skelton’s blog. It was originally published as a guest post in a series on March 3, 2016. J.B., the writer of this post, blogs at Finding Normalcy: Insights in a Noisy World. Jonas wasn’t interested, just then, in wisdom. It was the colors that fascinated him.

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Finding Freedom from My Demons: Nicholas Ducote’s Story, Part One

“Many people will call me embittered, angry, or any number of pejorative terms to delegitimize my story, but I am not telling my story in an attempt to lash out and hurt my parents. I am telling my story because I now know that my story is not unique. All across America, former homeschoolers are dealing with convoluted and dysfunctional relationships with their parents.”

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A Call for Stories for HA’s Upcoming Series on Gothardism and ATI

“It is time for Homeschoolers Anonymous to talk about Bill Gothard. It is time to speak up about Gothard, the Institute for Basic Life Principles (IBLP), and Gothard’s homeschooling cult, the Advanced Training Institute (ATI). I have been blown away by the response to my initial discussion among our alumni community. People are excited to tell their ATI stories.”

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