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Nathan Thompson

Nathan Thompson

Nathan Thompson grew up in Eastern Kentucky, living and going to church in Lawrence County, and attending school in Carter County. He is a graduate of the University of Kentucky with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in social work. Nathan works with individuals and organizations that are addressing community issues to develop solutions. He lives in Lexington with his wife and son.

COMMENTARY

I remember thinking, ‘They will never let this happen again!’ I was wrong.

By: - February 12, 2024

On an ordinary day, in an ordinary town, in an ordinary school, in an ordinary class, an extraordinary, horrifying — and sadly, uniquely-American — tragedy occurred.  I was 17 when my former classmate entered our English class on a cold, but sunny, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and shot and killed our teacher and the […]