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Peek Inside a Book - The Truths We Hold


Book Beginnings on Friday from Rose City Reader 
The Friday 56 with Freda's Voice.


This week I'm reading: The Truths We Hold by Kamala Harris

The Truths We Hold: An American Journey

It Begins: 
Preface

Most mornings, my husband, Doug, wakes up before me and reads the news in bed. If I hear him making noises - a sigh, a groan, a gasp - I know what kind of day it's going to be. 


On Page 56:
At the heart of the program was my belief in the power of redemption. Redemption is an age-old concept rooted in many religions. It is a concept that presupposes that we will all make mistakes, and for some, that mistake will rise to the level of being a crime. Yes, there must be consequences and accountability. But after that debt to society has been paid, is it not the sign of a civil society that we allow people to earn their way back?


Verdict:
I'm about half way through the book and so far I'm liking it, it's an insight into Kamala's life and how that plays a part in her politics.  It's an easy read, not too bogged down in politics and policies, while still giving an overview of her politics and policies. 

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