etsy
fastcodesign:

What surprised Nixon most was the depth of feeling most adults still had for the toys of their childhood. “While they were waiting, people would tell me stories about their teddies — how a toy had almost been lost was a common theme — or would speak emotionally about what their stuffed animals meant to them.”  
These Photos Of Threadbare Stuffed Animals Will Break Your Heart
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fastcodesign:

What surprised Nixon most was the depth of feeling most adults still had for the toys of their childhood. “While they were waiting, people would tell me stories about their teddies — how a toy had almost been lost was a common theme — or would speak emotionally about what their stuffed animals meant to them.”  

These Photos Of Threadbare Stuffed Animals Will Break Your Heart

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ybca
ybca:

Brent Hayes Edwards, author of The Practice of Diaspora: Literature, Translation, and the Rise of Black Internationalism:
Jazz is significant because it represents some of the best potentials that are inherent in the American conception of democracy, making sure that everyone has the place to have their own say and creating out of a fabric of individual contributions a greater whole, a more beautiful whole…
(via yet another outstanding chapter in the Henry Gates, Jr - African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross video series)
p.s. Brent Edwards also wrote an essay on my dance piece IZU HOUSE — lucky me!
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ybca:

Brent Hayes Edwards, author of The Practice of Diaspora: Literature, Translation, and the Rise of Black Internationalism:

Jazz is significant because it represents some of the best potentials that are inherent in the American conception of democracy, making sure that everyone has the place to have their own say and creating out of a fabric of individual contributions a greater whole, a more beautiful whole…

(via yet another outstanding chapter in the Henry Gates, Jr - African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross video series)

p.s. Brent Edwards also wrote an essay on my dance piece IZU HOUSE — lucky me!