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Veterans talk about difficulties after service

NORWALK — City officials and residents honored America’s veterans for their service to the country Nov. 11, while two speakers told of their difficulties in rejoining civilian life after their service. “I landed in a ‘psych.’ ward. I felt broken,” said former U.S. Petty Officer Fernando Lopez after leaving the Navy, where he served for Read More…

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Black women empowerment is theme for ‘Dear Beautiful’

BOOK CORNER “From childhood onward, black women are assaulted with negative messages about their appearance, personalities, behavior and self-worth,” said Gail Thompson, author of “Dear Beautiful! A Self-Empowerment Book for Black Women.” Thompson, who has devoted her life to empowering black women and teens as well as others from traumatic backgrounds, was inspired by her Read More…