Care Package for Monday, May 25, 2020

Poetry: Youth by Tom Sleigh
Smelling of sweet resin the Aleppo Pines’
shadow grows taller by the hour. Two identical
twin boys chase each other through the shadows,
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Song In My Head: Dear Uncle Sam by Loretta Lynn

Sculpture: New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial

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Self-Care: 5 Tips for Self-Care On Memorial Day

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Recipe: Traditional Potato Salad

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Worth Reading: The Gettysburg Address by President Abraham Lincoln
Excerpt: “It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us – that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion – that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain – that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom – and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shallot perish from the earth.”
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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255,

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233,

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline: 800-422-4453,

The Trevor Project LGBTQ Crisis Hotline: 866-488-7386,

GLBT National Health Center: 888-843-4564,

GLBT National Youth Talkline: 800-246-7743,

Veterans Crisis Line: 800-273-8255,

Trans Lifeline: 877-565-8860,

State Labor Offices:

State & Local Health Departments:

Child Welfare Information Gateway:

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