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 Telephone Mamas: 

Separating Families to Serve Our Own

 

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...

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

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...

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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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...

A sneaky daughter and the wrath of her mother

But I'm not gay.  It's created a lot of entertaining friction in my life.

But I'm not gay.  It's created a lot of entertaining friction in my life.

But I'm not gay.  It's created a lot of entertaining friction in my life.

 Love your program. This is one of the few stories in my uneventful life maybe worth retelling; it's all true...

My mother's side of the family were slave holding southerners. My fathers side were Jewish Holocaust victims. This story is my personal racial history, capped off with my own experiences of guilt, entitlement, and justice. 

My name is...

In 1991, my boyfriend and I graduated from the University of Notre Dame and moved to New York City; a big move for 21-year-old Catholic kids from the Midwest. Our families were fearful of muggings or shootings; we were fearless and ready to...