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Jonathan T. Jefferson

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Born in 1969 as the seventh of eight children to two Harlem raised parents, I benefited from both the inner-city life of Queens, New York, and childhood summers spent on a farm in rural upstate New York. Academic, professional and physical accomplishments have punctuated my life. After earning my doctorate from Seton Hall University in 2006 in the area of education leadership, management, and policy, creative pursuits such as self publishing memoirs, poetry, and photography have taken the edge off of a busy work life as a public school administrator.

An adventurer by nature, I became the first African American to hike to the top of every mountain in the northeast United States over 4,000' (115 of them) by September of 2000. At that time, le
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Flight to Lima



Flight to Lima
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        Those incessant screams are enough to make me want a drink, and I’ve been a teetotaler for all of my forty-seven years, Valarie thought while fighting the urge to cover her ears.

        “How childish would that look?” she whispered into the air. A middle-aged Hispanic woman pressing the palms of her hands against her ears as if she were an eight-year-old child b Read more of this blog post »
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A bold, dark and creepy tale. Much darker than the two excellent movie versions (Swedish & American movies).
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Detailed, yet comfortable to follow from the European inception of the Amish, to their arrival in the Americas and to present day New York. No socioeconomic or sociopolitical stone was left unturned.
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I related to this book in so many ways: The large family dynamics. The upstate and downstate New York experiences. The reflections upon revisiting dairy country after decades past. Beautifully written.
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