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Prison papers, childhood trauma, and war memorial
VNN Weekly Digest March 20-26
How prison newspapers are helping people find their voices behind bars
(NATIONAL) For the incarcerated, prison has taken away many freedoms. But it hasn’t hasn’t taken away their voices or their ability to share their stories with the world. The Prison Journalism Project says they have 600 writers as of December 2022.
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Understanding childhood trauma as an adult
(NATIONAL) We’re born, we grow up. Simple, right? When it comes to the brain, not so much. The brain is the most complex organ within the human body, and the development of lifelong systems begins even before we are born.
Never forgotten: Broken Arrow’s Korean War Memorial dedicated
(OKLAHOMA) The Korean War has often been referred to as “The Forgotten War” throughout history. On Tuesday, hundreds of supporters of the nation’s military descended on Veterans Park to observe the unveiling of a Korean War Memorial, proclaiming Korean War soldiers would never be forgotten in Broken Arrow.
WEATHER ACROSS AMERICA
(NATIONAL) Heavy rain with the potential for flash flooding and severe weather expected in the Southeast, light to moderate precipitation chances in the Midwest and Northeast, lingering snow chances over the Rockies, and a powerful storm system to carry heavy snow and rainfall threat to California.
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