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by DeeEss
Jul 01, 2014

Memories without the feelings are like facts in a history book. But a crazy thing happened, and I got the feelings back. (Text is abridged. Audio version is a more detailed story - 15 mins)

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by cjross
Jun 26, 2014

My Grandmother was Vesta Gertrude Pattinson. She lived on Annabelle Avenue in Brooklyn Park, Maryland. She was my only living Grandmother as a child, so I based everything I knew about grandparents on her. She bore the weight of that...

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by NeuroBlue
Jun 26, 2014

Have you ever wondered what happens after CSI leave a crime scene? Or how animal researchers feel about euthanizing their animals? This story is about my experience with dirty jobs, specifically crime scene clean up and animal neurobiology...

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by MollyExam1
Jun 24, 2014

There is no end in site

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by cjross
Jun 24, 2014

I have a lifelong passion for reading and writing. My Mom and my Aunt Vera supported my love of reading by taking me to the library of a weekly basis growing up. I've written a daily journal since elementary school. I was motivated by the...

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by cjross
Jun 13, 2014

In 1980, my high school decided to replace homecoming parade floats with murals. I was senior who never could be called Mister School Spirit. I was on the stage crew and the newspaper staff. I never considered myself political or an activist...

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by cjross
Jun 09, 2014

My friend Andy killed himself after returning from active reserve military duty. A mutual friend called out of the blue and said I've got some bad news for you, our friend Andy's killed himself. I was disappointed, sad, and not the least...

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by cjross
May 29, 2014

In 1995, my friends and I decided to climb the 14,495 foot Mount Whitney. The mountain had a heavy snowpack from winter, so we knew snowshoes would be mandatory. We planned the climb for several weeks. We drove 500 miles from San Francisco across...

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by cjross
May 28, 2014

In June 1996, we adopted a dog from the Marin Humane Society. Ironically, we almost did not adopt the dog due to an overzealous volunteer at the humane society trying to talk us out of adopting a dog. My wife and I had finally gotten our own...

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by cjross
May 23, 2014

You've heard of the Boston Tea Party, but have you ever heard of the Brunswick Coffee Party? I was walking into my middle school sipping my morning cup of Joe when I was accosted by an angry teacher. Acting like a member of the Al-Qaeda, my...

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by cjross
May 23, 2014

It was the summer of 1973. My family was staying at the Redefer Court Cottages at Dewey Beach, Delaware. I was eleven years old and my younger sister was nine. We stayed at the cottages every summer for one week from Saturday to Saturday. This...

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by rbishop@hampmach.com
May 15, 2014

My older sister determined fairly early, that she wanted to be a mortition. This was in a world where no women funeral directors existed except your family owned business and the women were usally the bookkeepers or the secretary. Rarely did...

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by mikecressy
May 13, 2014

Mom was a big fan of the movies and so when I lived in Los Angeles she came for a visit from Michigan with her sister May. (Short for Matina. A good Greek name.)

I took her to many of the standard L.A. haunts but I think she got the...

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by cjross
May 08, 2014

In 1973, I was a fifth grader at Folger McKinsey Elementary School. Every morning we'd say our pledge of allegiance and sing our school song, "Folger McKinsey to you we sing." Two of our classmates decided to create a club called...

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by Christopher Rivas
May 07, 2014

 

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