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Christine M. Flowers: Religious tradition can't trump public safety
Posted on Thu, Jan 17, 2013
GROWING UP, I was fascinated by nuns. In my early elementary years, many of the sisters that taught at St. Mary and Ancilla Domini academies wore the long habits of yesteryear, with hems that gathered dust and veils that seemed to swallow up everything but their angelic faces.
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