Daily Archives: August 14, 2009

Connecticut man races through deserts for good causes

When Tom Gallagher said he wanted to go out into the desert, he wasn’t just using a biblical metaphor. The Riverside, Conn., ultraendurance athlete and Catholic is gearing up for his third seven-day footrace through 150 miles of desert to … Continue reading

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Jim McGinnis, teacher of peace, dead at 66

Jim McGinnis, who for nearly 40 years was an advocate and educator for peace and justice, died from a heart attack Aug. 13 near his home in St. Louis. McGinnis, 66, and his wife, Kathy, were partners in running the Institute for … Continue reading

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