Author - Judith Valente

Judith Valente is the author of the poetry collection Discovering Moons (Virtual Artists Collective) and How To Live: What The Rule of St. Benedict Teaches Us About Happiness, Meaning and Community (Hampton Roads). She is senior correspondent at the National Public Radio affiliate, WGLT Radio, in central Illinois.

Called to name the dead

In his cramped, sunlit office on the second floor of the Cook County, Illinois Sheriff’s Department, Detective Sergeant Jason Moran keeps an image above...