Matador Review

A Quarterly Missive of Alternative Concern

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Emerald City Support

by Jennifer Matthewson

IT IS 2009 WHEN I SEE TENDENCY AGAIN. The year the Seattle Sounders are officially welcomed into the Major League Soccer fray, the year my marriage falls apart.

I make the drive north from Portland one weekend, and at a bar on Capitol Hill we sit with beers in our hands, laughing, and catching up about the last five years.

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Where To Find God in New York

by Eric Farwell

I PUT MY FAITH ON A SHELF YEARS AGO. At fourteen, I began seeing a very sweet but wayward girl who acted in direct opposition to the stringent brand of Christianity her mother had built their life around. At the time it was difficult to reconcile the raw issues she was working through with the black and white simplicity of my church. 

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