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The Darkness We Project

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mountain-298999_640Writer Lindsay Fleming spends the summer mentally composing titles for moments of her current life–and likewise learning the value of erasing them.

The summer reading she did not get to, on bedside stand and desk, whispered the bones of an essay: A Writer’s Diary, Moments of Being, The Archetypal Symbolism of Animals, A Story Like the Wind. For that matter, it had been a summer of titles, disembodied heads, essays never executed.

Wes Moore Champions #The Work

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Wes and Dawn Moore (photo: Steven Presbury)
Wes and Dawn Moore (photo: Steven Presbury)

With vodka cocktails named “The Work” and life-sized placards of his latest book circulating as a photo prop, the glamorous party that unfolded at Four Seasons Baltimore on Saturday evening appeared to be cast as a celebration of Wes Moore. Surrounded by family and friends from many stages of his life, as well as Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and other dignitaries, the author and youth advocate was certainly the center of attention. But he opted to direct the spotlight toward others.

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