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By Anonym 17 Sep

Noel Marie Fletcher

No lack of time, strength or money shall prevent me from doing anything that I want to do,” was Sarah Macnaughtan’s lifelong motto, first uttered in her younger years. A compassionate and daring woman ahead of her time who stood barely over 5 feet tall, Sarah let no obstacles become roadblocks in her life.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Noel Marie Fletcher

She worked there for several months as a slave in a Mexican family until they sold her to a wealthy Hispanic man from Santa Fe, N.M. He also purchased another young captive Apache woman from New Mexico to accompany them. Both women were loaded onto an oxcart bound for Santa Fe in a journey that could take at least three months.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Noel Marie Fletcher

Her mother was stoned to death in China. During the Cultural Revolution, she was imprisoned, faced a sham trial by community party leaders, and executed. Her crime was her profession. My friend was very bitter.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Noel Marie Fletcher

Despite it all, there were heroes who rose above their circumstances. Those who reached out to people of another race with compassion and even love.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Noel Marie Fletcher

I've often thought about how all these different life forms occupy the same space as me during a given moment and how easy it can be to get so wrapped up in your own world you forget you're part of something larger and marvelous.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Noel Marie Fletcher

They were so shocked to see me (a woman) driving that I never had any trouble getting okayed to proceed past checkpoints.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Noel Marie Fletcher

You, too, can observe the beauty of flowers and nature through the windows of your life if you are willing to open them.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Noel Marie Fletcher

I’d become hooked on journalism at once in college when I took my first news writing class at age 19.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Noel Marie Fletcher

A common thread that weaves the stories of all the captives together is race—one racial group attacking another. Many innocent people were simply trying to live their ordinary lives when another group decided it was justifiable to use violence to rob, beat, murder, kidnap, sometimes mutilate, and enslave others and their loved ones.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Noel Marie Fletcher

My first trip to the mainland came after I had been traveling extensively in Asia on reporting assignments for The Journal of Commerce newspaper, located at that time on Wall Street in New York City.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Noel Marie Fletcher

Her unique observations are about how the war impacted people—from the thrill-seekers going to battlefields for fun, to the nurses working among the wounded in darkness, and London society women venturing into foreign lands to work near dangerous enemy lines.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Noel Marie Fletcher

More often than not, though, no further mention was made about the fate of the prisoners. I wondered to myself what happened to these people? After months of digging, I learned the ugly truth, which is also addressed in this book.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Noel Marie Fletcher

Martin was very pro-American in his attitude and statements. When I knew him, he was divorced, alone and a Korean who had never lived in Korea—neither in what became North or South Korea. A man without a country.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Noel Marie Fletcher

Armed with her title as princess, the married name of Mrs. Thaddeus White, and the United States as a new frontier to conquer, Der Ling won many admirers.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Noel Marie Fletcher

This book is important due to the historical insights of Der Ling rather than her literary skill. Her life and works underscore a shrewd ability to adapt and make the most out of her various experiences.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Noel Marie Fletcher

Much older than myself, Martin was a distinguished and handsome career journalist who worked at the same newspaper I did.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Noel Marie Fletcher

I noticed a couple of dark things flying in a zigzagging pattern near the lights. I wondered what kind of night-flying strange birds they could be. Upon closer inspection, I realized they were bats.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Noel Marie Fletcher

It was breathtaking. It felt like being inside the beating heart of that pulsating, exotic nation.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Noel Marie Fletcher

It was difficult to go to one of my favorite Asian restaurants alongside the southern section of the square. All around the front door, the exterior of the building looked like it’d had a bad case of acne due to pitting—but the small round holes were from bullets.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Noel Marie Fletcher

In this eyewitness story, we meet Tzu-hsi in the twilight of her reign. Advanced in age, the Empress on the Dragon Throne is no longer the young beauty whose skill at seduction and aptitude for court intrigue saw her rise from a lowly Imperial concubine to the second most powerful place under the Hsien-feng Emperor.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Noel Marie Fletcher

Each of the three cultures in New Mexico during the mid-1800s (Caucasian, Hispanic, and Native American) were actively involved in kidnapping each other. As competition and fighting occurred between the three races, cruelty and violence were rampant on all sides. Yet, some captives found kindness among their captors.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Noel Marie Fletcher

There weren’t many foreign women living in Beijing at that time—much less zipping through traffic like I did wearing my sunglasses—with my window rolled down, radio blaring and a cigarette dangling from my fingertips.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Noel Marie Fletcher

Carleton took issue with Steck’s advocacy on behalf of Natives and embarked on a campaign with military leaders on Capitol Hill that eventually forced Steck out of his job.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Noel Marie Fletcher

As Rachel ran with her 18-month-old son James Pratt, she was knocked down to the ground by a hoe, dragged by her hair, and separated from her child. She found herself taken to the area where her uncle Benjamin had been mutilated; arrows had been stuck in his body, and passing warriors thrust spears into it.

By Anonym 20 Sep

Noel Marie Fletcher

While browsing through the Seattle Art Museum in 1945, a scholar discovered a 5-inch jade seal, missing from China since the Boxer Rebellion, as a priceless Imperial seal. “My spectacles fell off my nose and I started to yell,” said Hugh Alexander Matier, 62-year-old scholar and traveler.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Noel Marie Fletcher

One time, a 16-year-old member of Vicente’s group risked his safety trying to save a captive Texas girl, who had been seized by Comanches while taking clothes to wash at a stream near her house.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Noel Marie Fletcher

How does what we see cloaked as “news” by “journalists” jive with his mandate that a journalist should strive to be objective, not blur facts with opinions, and maintain the impartial integrity of the noble profession of journalism?

By Anonym 17 Sep

Noel Marie Fletcher

Not agreeing with something that happened in history or with another person’s traditions doesn’t provide license to eradicate or vilify entire aspects of the past.

By Anonym 17 Sep

Noel Marie Fletcher

Novins had a great impact on my way of thinking and the journalist I became. Although also a friend of Walter Cronkite, he spoke to us mostly about Murrow. He had high expectations for his students.