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#ForewordFriday: Hope in a New Year

Photo by Ewok Jorduman, used under Creative Commons licensing. Photo by Ewok Jorduman, used under Creative Commons licensing.

Happy 2015! To ring in the new year, enjoy an excerpt from David Orr's essay collection Hope is an Imperative, in which he explores the difference between optimism and hope. It's a timely read at the beginning of a new year that will be full of new challenges and opportunities.