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I am a long time Progressive who is active in my community as a volunteer in several services including working with Compassion and Choices, a group that advises patients concerning end-of-life preparations and the Washington State Death With Dignity Act.
I am also a musician - folk, old time, bluegrass and country. A voracious reader, I do many public speaking engagements.


Dabiq is both the name of a small town in Northern Syria and the Islamic State’s most potent online recruiting magazine. Why was this name chosen?