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Laura Hershey
Laura Hershey grew up in Colorado with a physical disability, a curious mind, and a sense of adventure. She writes essays and poetry, and advocates for social justice, disability rights, equitable health care, community inclusion, and nonviolence. Her personal blog is at She has a BA in history from Colorado College, and an MFA in creative writing from Antioch University Los Angeles. Hershey lives with her partner and their teenage daughter in Englewood, Colorado.

Blog Entries by Laura Hershey

Independence and Interdependence: Equally Important Values

Posted August 25, 2010 | 18:38:27 (EST)

Coloradans generally place high value on independence, chafing against any attempt to tell us where and how to live, what to believe, what to do with our free time. I'm no exception. I know what's best for me -- or at least what I like best -- and, as long...

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