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Empathy Rooted in Action | Terry Tempest Williams [Becoming Wise]
Jun 6, 2019 · 6 min
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Naturalist Terry Tempest Williams brings meaning and direction to the grief around ecological loss and climate change. She’s a self-described  “citizen writer” rooted in the American West, and she draws connections between fierce love and hard work —  both in the natural world and the human world. “It all comes down to relationships, to place, to paying attention, to staying, to listening, to learning — of a heightened curiosity with other,” Williams says.

Williams is a writer-in-residence at Harvard Divinity School. Her books include “When Women Were Birds: Fifty-four Variations on Voice,” “Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place,” and most recently, “The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America's National Parks.”

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