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What Are Your Real Southern Plans for the 4th?

Independence Day is almost upon us. One thing we’ve learned is that the South is chock full of patriotic celebrations and fireworks display on the 4th. Whether you’re going to the lake or the beach or the mountains, tell us your favorite destination for the 4th. (And send some pics if you have them!) We’ll […]

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The Declaration: Words and Their Power to Change

The document transcribed below, written 235 years ago, is undoubtedly the greatest achievement of any Southern writer. As a writer myself, it’s difficult to comprehend both the weight of expectation that fell upon Thomas Jefferson as he penned these words and the sheer divine inspiration that flowed through him to enable a mere mortal to […]

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