Sara McCartney
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Family-less Heirlooms

He had never given up being ashamed of his family name, which was common and dull, a blunt single syllable at the end of his […]

McCARTNEY: Flagging the problem

The college town where I grew up could almost pass for a Washington, D.C. suburb. The university in town attracts plenty of liberal-minded Northern transplants. But just a town away, Southern pride dominates, and the Confederate flag — as in much of the South — remains a contentious issue.