Emily Rapp

Emily Rapp
Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
July 12
Emily Rapp is the author of Poster Child: A Memoir, and The Still Point of the Turning World, which is forthcoming from Penguin Press in March 2013. She is also the author of many essays and stories in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Bellevue Literary Review, The Sun, Body + Soul, StoryQuarterly, The Texas Observer, and other publications. She is currently Professor of Creative Writing at the Santa Fe University of Art and Design in Santa Fe, New Mexico and a faculty member with the University of California-Riverside Palm Desert MFA Program.


FEBRUARY 28, 2012 11:48AM

Rick Santorum, Meet My Son

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New post on Slate.com – “He has a degenerative disease that has left him blind, paralyzed, and increasingly nonresponsive. If I had known before he was born, I would have saved him from suffering.”


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Went there and read it....wow....a face on the issue, a real story on the issue, a real life on the issue. Bless you for your courage to say what many could not. Your story is important.
This was a great article. Read it a couple of weeks ago. You showed the idiocy of the black and white thinking of some on the abortion issue. So sorry you have to endure all this (and sorry Ronan does too).
No one should have such power to make laws affecting the personal life decisions of others without having walked in the shoes of those others.

How brave you are; how thankful I am.