Alive in each other

Harvey Gillman reflects on why we need to hear other people’s stories

I have been reading the Friend since I joined the Society at Leigh-on-Sea some thirty-six years ago. I think it was there that I was surprised when one of the older members told me that the first thing she read in the Friend was the ‘hatch, match, and despatch’ column. I was perhaps the youngest member there but I am now reaching the age when I quite understand what she meant, especially when it comes to despatches.

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