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by Adam S.
May 13, 2012

My father, Moshe, was born in 1934, to a Zionist family living in Palestine, under the British Mandate. Relations at that time with the Palestinian Arabs in the neighboring town were distant, and underlined by a thread of suspicion. Nevertheless...


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by kforward
May 13, 2012





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by Daniel Ishmel
May 12, 2012

This is a story about a young boy who grew up in a strict household and was determined to take a punishment for his actions without shedding a tear and feeling NO PAIN!


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by Jill Morley
May 12, 2012

Yoga and Me

By Jill Morley


GROUPON – 20 classes for $20

Might as well try it again.

Yoga Class #1

"Is anyone here new to yoga?" my lovely gluten-free LuLu Lemon yoga instructor asks...


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by shannoncason
Apr 30, 2012

 A Chicago Moth GrandSLAM winner tells a revealing true story dealing with vices and weakness. 


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by Iliana El-Khailani
Apr 27, 2012

My nationality is a mixture of folklore and reality. On my mother's side which will probably be a whole other story, I am Puerto Rican and Taraskin Indian. On my father's side, I am Puerto Rican and French. Growing up, I always had people stop me...


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by pamelaalma
Apr 27, 2012

 Telephone Mamas: 

Separating Families to Serve Our Own



pamelaalma's picture

by pamelaalma
Apr 27, 2012

 Telephone Mamas: 

Separating Families to Serve Our Own



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by jdjordan
Apr 11, 2012

I had been resistant to getting a new dog. We couldn’t afford one; we couldn’t afford the time to train a pup, the sleep deprivation, the continual puppy proofing the areas he would reside in, the contingent poop and pee cleanup. We...


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by tagSegeTeek
Apr 10, 2012

Bubba got sour the movement at the Masters and he said "I just got into the trees, adage a crazy crack in my managing director, and instantly I'm wearing the Na‹ve Jacket". As a result of goodness for his power to visualize.

There's also...


So, the story was told to me by my friend about her husband. It is the kind of true story you can't make up. I have attached an audio file of her short version of this peculiar tale on a snowy Seattle evening.

I really enjoy your...


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by pbebergal
Apr 03, 2012

Jacob’s Dream
by Peter Bebergal


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by jacquelin
Apr 02, 2012

 Collage.  Second semester.


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by jsween
Apr 02, 2012

My life is one of many stories there is the one about my mom killing a two year old baby of the wealthy couple she was a nanny for and whatever unfortunate reason she made the unholy decision to lay the blame of that despicable crime on me,...


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by mattdough18
Mar 29, 2012

  The year was 1998, I was 24 Years old, and I was in my second year of teaching at a Preparatory School in Florida.  A grand tradition at the Middle School I taught at was that each grade take a trip to bringing harmony and unity to...