Rebecca E. Bender, who wrote this piece, and her father Kenneth M. Bender are coauthors of Still (NDSU Press 2019), a biography/memoir of five generations of their Jewish family on three continents. Still is the 2019 Independent Press Award Winner (Judaism category) and the 2020 Midwest Book Award Gold Medal Winner (Religion/Philosophy category). Rebecca’s prose and poetry have appeared, inter alia, in The Journal of The American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, North Dakota Quarterly, The Jewish Veteran, the Forward, Australia’s Jewish Women of Words, the StarTribune, Mandala, The Northwest Blade, The San Diego Jewish World, and previously in Paper Brigade Daily (Jewish Book Council). She has recently completed two other projects: a Still screenplay adaptation and a children’s storybook, based upon fact, about a young Jewish girl living on the prairie with her homesteading parents in the early 1900s, with each story focusing on a core value of Judaism. Still, with a second printing out in paperback in March, is available through NDSUPress.org, Amazon.com, or can be ordered through any bookstore.