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— by Jesse Dorris: It might be hard to imagine one’s own home—seven months into a global pandemic which has forced many of us to be nowhere else—as a site of remembrance, cross-cultural collaboration, and reckoning with racial injustice. But then few homes are like Shofuso, a 17th century-style house and garden originally constructed in 1953 and now open to the public in Philadelphia’s West Fairmount Park…

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