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A Feature Review of
White Picket Fences: Turning toward Love in a World Divided by Privilege
Amy Julia Becker
Paperback: NavPress, 2018
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Reviewed by Cara Meredith
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Sometimes realizing your privilege starts with looking at your bookshelf.
Perhaps like you, I’m a book person. I read and consume books like it’s my job, because sometimes it really is my job to learn and grow and put words to the stories and experiences of those who’ve gone before me. But it took me nearly three decades to realize that it was a privilege to even have than fifty books in my house, let alone to choose to read books about characters that looked like me written by people who looked like me.
After all, having the ability to choose is oftentimes the biggest privilege of all.