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July 22, 2019

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2 THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR WEEKLY | JULY 22, 2019 29 THE MONITOR'S VIEW 30 READERS WRITE INKLINGS 31 GLOBAL NEWSSTAND HOME FORUM ESSAY Mastering the language of my second home By Sue Wunder 33 IN A WORD A CHRISTIAN SCIENCE PERSPECTIVE 34 CROSSWORD PUZZLE SUDOKU CULTURE A visit to humorist James Thurber's home By Peter Tonguette 39 FILM David Crosby talks about his life in music By Stephen Humphries 40 BOOKS 'City of Girls' heroine learns forgiveness By Elizabeth Toohey IN PICTURES Abkhazia's faded glory By Taylor Weidman HUMANITY BEHIND THE HEADLINES Kick-starting diversity in Congress By Jessica Mendoza Czechs launch alternative news media By Peter Ford South Korean youths want jobs more than peace By Martin Kuz A Green Beret's journey out of the depths By Christa Case Bryant 14 OVERHEARD 15 THE EXPLAINER 16 PEOPLE MAKING A DIFFERENCE Marukgwane Moremogolo is a reader on a run – a 56-mile run By Ryan Lenora Brown SCIENCE AND NATURE Glacier National Park ... without glaciers? By Doug Struck 20 POINTS OF PROGRESS ® "The object of the Monitor is to injure no man, but to bless all mankind" – MARY BAKER EDDY JULY 22, 2019 | VOLUME 111 – ISSUE 36 C O N T E N T S P E R S P E C T I V E S A R T S & C U L T U R E 22 C O V E R S T O R Y By Eva Botkin-Kowacki How the moon landing, 50 years ago, inspired a nation and changed the world. Cover photo: NASA For subscriptions or change of address: within U.S.: 800-456-2220, outside U.S.: 1-515-362-7462, email: or post: The Christian Science Monitor Weekly, P.O. Box 6074, Harlan, IA 51593-1574 Monitor Weekly digital edition: Reader comments/questions: 617-450-2300 | Permission to reprint: PARS International, 253 West 35th Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001. Phone: 212-221-9595, fax: 212-221-9195 | CANADA POST: Publications mail agreement nr. 1435922. © 2019 The Christian Science Publishing Society (ISSN 2166-3262 PRINT) Published weekly, except when combined issues counting as two issues are published, by The Christian Science Publishing Society, 210 Massachusetts Ave., Boston, MA, USA, 02115-3195. An activity of The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, MA. The Christian Science Monitor is a trademark registered in the U.S.P.T.O. and in other countries. Registered as a periodical with the U.S. Postal Service. Periodicals postage paid at Boston, MA, and at additional mailing offices. Canada Revenue Agency G.S.T. Registration Number 126916436. POSTMASTER: Send all UAA to CFS. NON-POSTAL AND MILITARY FACILITIES: send address corrections to The Christian Science Monitor, P.O. Box 6074, Harlan, IA 51593-1574 N E W S 32 6 18 36 42

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