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December 01,2008
Talia's Blog
Talia Rivera

Talia Rivera is a 33-year-old mother of two. As Executive Director of Villages without Walls, she works with high-risk gang members in Boston. [Read more]

We’re driving cars fast and furious, rushing for the train to get to work on time. We are feeding our children pop tarts for breakfast; cereal eaten in a stick. We are noisy, horns beeping, road rage rearing its ugly face. We are driving though a drive-thru to get a flu shot. We are just busy, too busy to stop and see the homeless man sitting in a corner in the train station. We run past him. Too restless to know we need rest. Too busy to notice our business; too busy letting the small things go unseen.