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In this newsletter: New Magic Lens II MCT Speaks Directly to the Children in our iBooks New School Tests for Caesar’s English Award for Novel about Rwanda New MAGIC LENS II Michael Clay Thompson has done a massive reconceptualization and revision of The Magic Lens II, rendering it a worthy successor to the new third […]
Stephanie S Tolan’s blog of May 7th 2014, with her reflections on life and the nature of giftedness after a traumatic year
We are grateful for her permission to post this powerful piece here.
In the more than thirty years I have written and spoken about the needs of gifted children and adults, I have shared a lot of my personal life. But after the last piece I wrote (in The Deep End December 2012) that life began to disintegrate, as did my ability to turn it into anything that would seem helpful to other people. Between April and July of 2013 I lost my husband of 49 years and the oldest two of our four sons.