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Grace is a quality that can seem to have an elusive definition. It’s a fluid, easy movement or manner that has largely been lost in our culture, especially during the current election cycle. There has been no shortage of coarse language, crude campaign signs and inelegant handling of interactions from each camp. We discuss the cultural shift that took place decades ago away from grace, how it’s affecting our politics and how we can incorporate more in our lives.
- Sarah Kaufman Author, "The Art of Grace: On Moving Well Through Life;" dance critic, The Washington Post
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