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It’s a rainy Saturday morning. I am drinking my coffee, looking out the window (as I always do) and thinking about my book reading that will take place tomorrow. How can I possibly talk about the years of working on this novel?  What is the most important message I can convey to my audience?  I […]

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A question of killing: Howard County author searches for an answer by Lisa Kawata Howard Magazine hit a record for social media activity with this article.  You can find the link: here.        

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When I think of the thread to burn the Qur’an and of the many divided voices in the media, I can’t help but to admit the strong clash I feel between what we call the liberties of this country with what I remember as the history of my family, of my country, of Europe. I […]

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When I started Danuta Hinc Blog in the last week of January this year I didn’t know what to expect but the anticipation of what might or might not happen had kept me up long hours at night for many weeks. The most terrifying question that had been coming to my mind:  Will anyone be […]

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I was three years, three months, and one week old on the day my baby sister, Aleksandra, was born. I didn’t know my mom was pregnant and I didn’t know I lived in Poland.  I didn’t know there was a world outside of my own and I didn’t know I had my own world. I […]

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Life in slow motion

In the Summer of 2001 I went back to Europe for the first time after emigrating to the United States in 1991. For the first three weeks, I visited my sister and her family in Grevenbroich, Germany. Every morning I observed her neighborhood through my bedroom window with the same feeling. I sensed that something was terribly strange about everything I […]

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