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Jack Gordon

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Connecting Beyond Creed Through Multimedia and Social Justice

Faith in Action DC is breaking down the barriers between religious communities, one neighborhood at a time.


When I was a kid, my family would regularly make the long drive down from our home in northern New Jersey to visit family in the Washington D.C. area. As we merged onto the Beltway, just minutes from grandma's house, my parents would whisper to my sisters and me in the back seat of our minivan, "Time to wake up! We're almost there!" Groggily, I'd start to open my eyes. And then, just as I was getting my bearing, I'd see it: The Castle.

Rising above the trees next to the highway, like the Magic Kingdom at the beginning of Disney movies, The Castle stood radiant against the dark sky, adorned with a golden trumpeter hailing our arrival.

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