Norah Vawter

Norah Vawter

Norah Vawter is a freelance writer living in Northern Virginia.

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Two chilren play at the beach Views
Sunday, August 05, 2018
A Letter to My Child on a Changing Planet
To my five-year-old son: By the time you’re my age, the year will be 2051. I don’t know what the planet will look like. And that scares me. Today, it’s obvious that nature is changing too fast, too much. Of course, nature’s not the culprit. We are. Humans. Your parents, your grandparents, and so...
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Red Terry at a pipeline protest in Waynesboro, Virginia (Photo: WHSV.com) Views
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Pipeline Outrage Is a Human Issue, Not a Political Issue
I almost cried at a press conference, watching a mother and her grown daughter explain the dramatic lengths they’d gone through to protect their property in Southwest Virginia’s Bent Mountain from the Mountain Valley pipeline. If the pipeline is constructed, it will transport fracked natural gas...
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