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September 23, 2019

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2 THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR WEEKLY | SEPTEMBER 23, 2019 27 THE MONITOR'S VIEW 28 READERS WRITE INKLINGS 29 GLOBAL NEWSSTAND HOME FORUM ESSAY Perfectly at home with imperfection By Robert Klose 31 IN A WORD A CHRISTIAN SCIENCE PERSPECTIVE 32 CROSSWORD PUZZLE SUDOKU FILM Looking back at the acceptance of refugees By Howard LaFranchi 36 CULTURE Whistling competitors love their hobby By Francine Kiefer 38 BOOKS The migration struggle seen in one family By Barbara Spindel IN PICTURES Retired draft horses find sanctuary By Melanie Stetson Freeman HUMANITY BEHIND THE HEADLINES Violence points to deeper ills in South Africa By Ryan Lenora Brown A Colombian guerrilla's twisting path to peace By Sarah R. Champagne Hong Kong protests: Will nonviolence last? By Suzanne Sataline Education debate exposes Turkish divides By Scott Peterson 14 OVERHEARD 15 THE EXPLAINER 16 PEOPLE MAKING A DIFFERENCE Valerie Cunningham tells lost stories from black history By Stacy Teicher Khadaroo SCIENCE AND NATURE What does it mean to be wild? By Noelle Swan 20 POINTS OF PROGRESS ® "The object of the Monitor is to injure no man, but to bless all mankind" – MARY BAKER EDDY SEPTEMBER 23, 2019 | VOLUME 111 – ISSUE 45 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 Ann Scott Tyson How Melinda Gates' approach to philanthropy, and her own life, has changed after $50 billion of giving. Cover photo: Courtesy of Prashant Panjiar/ Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation/File 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, ISSN 2688-044X ONLINE) 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 30 6 18 34 41

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