Alan Rawls


Alan Rawls grew up in Monkton, VT.  He is currently a graduate student in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Northern Vermont University in Johnson. 


One of the slogans we heard often during the recent political season was the assertion by our governor that we do things differently in Vermont.

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I recently observed an uncomfortable exchange concerning a case study that was being reviewed in an academic setting. The discomfort didn’t stem from the delicate ethical considerations involved, but from the exchange that followed when a white person stated that the case’s subject was black.