Social activist and Catholic convert Dorothy Day led a life of radical authenticity, using her considerable gifts as a writer on behalf of the poor she served and the faith that drove her passion. Her writings, including her autobiography, The Long Loneliness, remind us that our words are meant to serve and give a voice to the voiceless.
“We must talk about poverty, because people insulated by their own comfort lose sight of it.”
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