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Archives for January, 2013

Scary Movie

In my cheap room, lit by a TV screen, after I climb five flights, each night, up a stairway to nowhere, I sit and stare at Hollywood daydreams, which feature movie queens, heros and villans, happy endings. Each one showing, that in the USA, the bad guys lose, truth wills out, the righteous win — […]

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Potential to Do Harm

Reprinted with permission from Amor y Sabor. [Photos © Eliza Alys Young] In the days since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, we have, as a country, struggled to make sense of it all. Every parent has thought of their own children on that day and are grateful they are safe. Some […]

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