Analysis Of The Article ' Write Them On The Tablet Of Your Heart '

775 Words Nov 9th, 2016 4 Pages
UniteCloud “provides education and actionable steps to resolve tension and restore dignity to all St. Cloud, MN area people” (UniteCloud handout). They educate others by telling their personal stories, they have a blog, Facebook, Twitter, and they also make radio and TV appearances. UniteCloud promotes getting to know your neighbors, and to not assume misinformation and stereotypes. “You don’t have to agree with your neighbor’s lifestyle to promote a culture of respect. You don’t have to agree on anything to be kind. Our commonality is based in our humanness. Take time to look them in the eye, learn their story, and see how much we all hold in common” (Unitecloud.org).
I chose to read the article titled, “Write them on the tablet of your heart” which has to do with 9/11. The author is Catherine Verrilli, she is the UniteCloud advisory board chair and is also a music professor at St. Cloud State University. I found her article very lighthearted and she discusses some very valid points.
Catherine Verrilli talked about how she used to live on the east coast, and grew up near the world trade center. Once 9/11 happened not only was there sadness and fear, many people became more closed off to those that who were not American. There was one quote that really stood out to me, “I again think of the thousands of lives lost. Black and White; Italian and Indian; Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Atheist. Custodians, Vice Presidents. First Responders. Heterosexual. Homosexual. Transsexual.…

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