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When I found myself pregnant at the age of 19 in an era when pregnancy without a partner was not acceptable and one was generally looked down upon for their wayward ways, and when abortion was not legal or a viable option, I decided that I would...

 

So my buddy Tony drives up and down the entire West Coast several times a year...he fishes in Alaska, parties in San Diego, lives in Oregon and hangs out everywhere in between. And during all those weeks of driving, you come cross some weird...

 

Justin and his mother went to Haiti with a bunch of medical supplies, determined to help as many people as they could. They provide the most aid in the mountains, where there is little to no medical aid because it is so difficult to travel there...

 

Justin's mother, a white woman from Florida, adopted Robert from Haiti when he was a small child. But when Robert found his biological parents, he returned to live in his mother country. After the earthquake, Justin and his mother hustled to...

 


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Overcome by anger, a man is left to use the most mundane -- and ineffectual -- of weapons.

 

How did I get my inimitable Feng Shui?

 

"Hey, um...do you need help?! I mean, uh...what happened?!" Some guy was yelling at me from the passenger side window in his white, sporty SUV, literally seconds after my car decided to putt, putt, die just a few tire turns...

 

 Some time ago, my father called me up and requested that I do something I couldn’t decline.  My grandma was dying  from lung cancer  in Florida and my dad asked that I go down and pay my final respects.  I’d...

 

I am 39 years old. Female, white, married. I have a Ph.D., am successful at my job and live in a middle-class neighborhood in a coastal town in the Pacific Northwest. The only things missing to make it a perfect American life are a dog and...

 

As often as they can, The John Brothers load an upright piano into their City Car Share pickup, drive to BART stops in Oakland and just start playing. They attract musicians, homeless people, businesspeople...some of whom were willing to tell...

 

This story of snap judgment takes place in the middle of the night, in the middle of nowhere, in a tiny valley.

 

Our own Ben Bercasio plays us a little ditty on what girls will do to hear their song in the club. Bet you'll want to become a DJ after listening.