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    Dorothy Day Eulogy

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    Iconic Ms. Dorothy Day: Preface” There are fewer people that could recognize a problem or issue that plagues our society; contained by reason, internalize the situation without benefiting personally, answering and muster up the fortitude to attempt a solution. This notion was embodied by Ms. Dorothy Day. All around us are passionate, loving and concerned human beings, but almost never to a fault. Some people’s sacrifices are pretentious and selfish due to the fact that the person(s) sacrifice is for a friend, relative or acquaintance. To Dorothy, it didn’t matter because she helped everyone. Ever so often, you stumble up/on an individual so unique, different and gifted, that you question their sincerity and seriousness. You think to yourself:…

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    The women named Dorothy Day,who lived between 1891 to 1980 life could be found on the book “The Long, Loneliness,” the film “Entertaining Angels,” and many more articles and papers. Dorothy Day was a journalist and founder of the Catholic Worker movement in the 1930s (WW 2 era) with Peter Maurin, who have very similars goal with Day. Both support nonviolence, and enjoyed to help the poor with simple life. Throughout her life, the Catholic Worker movement is what made Dorothy Day well-known to…

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    Introduction Dorothy day was born on the 8th of November 1897 in New York City to her parent John and Grace Day. Throughout her life, starting at a young age, had to face a number of difficulties, these included: leaving her life in New York to move to Chicago, having to face a period of poverty after her family lost their home and their income to an earthquake, getting arrested and going on hunger strikes in a protest, and even having failed relationships and an abortion. During these hard…

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    Dorothy Day Pacifists

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    as ISIS has been at the front of every new station and political conversation for the past decade. Is it the American duty to eliminate the threat by matching violence with violence, and ensure its reputation for being the toughest country in the world? Or, is a nonviolent response possible? Dorothy Day, a key figure in the Catholic Worker Movement maintained her pacifist stance even in times of extreme violence, because she believed it was her Christian priority. Martin Luther King, who was a…

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    Dorothy Day Research Paper

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    Dorothy Day and her family consisted of 7 people. There were 5 siblings then her mother Grace and father John. Dorothy was the 3rd and was born on November 8th 1897. Before her was Donald in 1895 and Sam Houston in 1896, then following Dorothy's birth was Della in 1899 and John in 1912. All of the children except for Della became journalists, even John was a newspaperman as well. John Day was born in Tennessee in 1870 and was a man of scottish and irish descent and for his wife Grace Satterlee,…

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    Dorothy Day Role Model

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    I have come to learn and admire now one of my favorite social justice icon that has worked for the poor and by the poor for a change in the social justice system. Dorothy Day (1897-1980), started her life as a simple journalist. For her time, she was considered as a very outgoing and a straight forward person. She was an activist for the poor and believed in direct assistance of the poor. At such very young age, she became a journalist and started working with different people. Ultimately, this…

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    Dorothy Day Research Paper

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    a change in the social justice system. Dorothy Day (1897-1980), started her life as a simple journalist. For her time, she was considered as a very outgoing and a straight forward person. She has been an activist for the poor and believed in direct assistance of the poor. At a very young age, she became a journalist and started working with different people. Ultimately, this has led her to experience different circumstances that later played a significant role in her life and her achievements.…

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    Dorothy Day was religious figure, an editor, a single mother, and women’s rights activist which was a lot for a woman in her time period. She was born in 1897, a time period where it was abnormal for woman to have such involvement with government issues. Women in the 20th century were usually staying at home and taking care of the kids and all household needs. In the time that Dorothy Day lived, she was considered a nut because of the decisions she made with her life. But today when her life is…

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    Dorothy Day and her family “had no philosophy of poverty.” Dorothy and her family didn’t think down upon those who were less fortunate but they took each situation as an opportunity to help someone in need. They did not “deprive [themselves] in order to help others.” It seems to me that this kind of behavior isn’t practiced much in our time as it used to be. Some people now days look down on the less fortunate and are disgusted, their first thoughts are to avoid them. We see it every day,…

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    Dorothy Day was an avid supporter of the masses, she loved the masses and could not bare to watch them suffer. As Day grew older she continued to be tormented by God, she also had faith but could not bare to embrace it in a world that was so oppressed. Days ability to finally embrace her faith did not change how she felt about the masses. What changed was her approach regarding social change. By embracing her faith Dorothy Day was able to realize that only a Christian Revolution could empower…

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