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The following are a few excerpts from a book I had the pleasure of editing.  The book is titled The Last One:  An Orphaned Child Fights to Survive the Killing Fields of Cambodia authored by Marin Yann who has given...

 

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by Snapper Judgment
Sep 08, 2013

Spooky    
keys made of poo
tap the glass all you want, theres no glass behind me.

 

While the Los Angeles area is defined as being fiercly car-centric, some of us Angelenos take pride in the fact that we bike to get places. 

Usually, we get along with each other because we bicyclists are a bit of a minority.  We...

 

Hi, I'm a program officer at Kalliopeia Foundation.  We fund a variety of different nonprofit programs, including a handful of programs in prisons.  Since I also happen to be a huge fan of the show (thank God for J Dilla on NPR!!),...

 

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by Jared Lucas Nat...
Aug 19, 2013


For the past twenty years my father has been writing a book about his life. He started writing it on our commodore...

 

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by Fern Ronay
Aug 17, 2013

December 20, 2008; Irving, Texas; Last game ever at Texas Stadium

Blame it on the babysitter.  That's what I say.  He's the reason H and I are driving around in endless circles outside Texas Stadium...

 

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by Fern Ronay
Aug 17, 2013

“It’s not an adventure until something goes wrong.” -Yvon Choinard

 

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by Moises Paz Salinas
Aug 16, 2013

Healed by my Abuelita (grandmother) Angel

Sarah Salinas, Isidoro Pesach and Moises Paz on Rosh Hashanah

 

As I finished blowing the Shofar (rams horn), he awoke from his coma, looked as his startled wife...

 

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by rdlemon
Aug 14, 2013

At 9pm I went to eat dinner and read journal articles on my IPAD at El Ama’s restaurant in Austin, TX. I turned into the parking lot behind the restaurant and turned to the right. Continuing on the same angle I pulled into a parking spot,...

 

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by DarrellPe00
Aug 13, 2013

Significantly, Hollande has beenquoted, "I don't like the Full-bodied." The tax preparedness time of year is now at its morning. Uncle Sam wants his tax money. That besides goes for vehicles that did not pass an emissions test. Cut costs by...

 

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by kelleybean
Jul 28, 2013

All teenage girls say they're ugly, but I knew I was ugly. I was pale and tall, with medium-brown hair in unmanageable curls, medium-brown eyes, thin lips and a very pointy nose. Resigned to my homeliness, I just hoped that my looks would...

 

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by mjisbell
Jul 27, 2013

Someone stole my flip-flops yesterday.  It wouldn’t have been such a big deal if they were cheap flip-flops, but they weren’t.

 

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by KevinBroberg
Jul 21, 2013

I wasn't a fan of my brothers fiance from the day he met her on Myspace.  Meeting someone romantically on Myspace is like finding a bucket of hot dogs on the side of the road and eating them as a mid-day snack.  It doesn't...

 

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by marquisdouglas
Jul 20, 2013

Guys, this isn't my story, but I've met an amazing couple. I believe I can get a hold of them if you guys are interested in their story.

 

The basis of their story was as follows:

 

Quite a few years ago, when I was single and happy, my best friend in the world was a 120lb dog named Spook. He was a Newfoundland/Shepherd mix, dumb as mud, loyal to a fault (If I jumped off a bridge, the next splash would be him) and just...