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by strangbutrue
Nov 19, 2010

I had a defining moment in my life many years ago when I was in my mid 20’s. Finding myself recently divorced at the time due to extramarital affairs on my spouses side I found I harbored a lot of hatred toward one of the...

 

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by Nick Vanklompenberg
Nov 18, 2010

I had only been driving a cab for three months when I picked up a man who had just robbed a bank.  About a half hour later I knew that I would enjoy my job for a long time to come. 

 

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by donnickcottage
Nov 18, 2010

I was 13 and already I’d learned about the concept of honor. Sure, I’d also learned failure and disappointment, but I’d had a large helping of fortitude and commitment as well; commitment in all its meanings in fact.

 

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by abhicks
Nov 18, 2010

Life changing experiences happen in many ways; mine came in the form of my first concert, one summer night at Red Rocks Amphitheater.   Feeling trapped as a pre-teen, early teenager is common.  Kids feel as though they will NEVER...

 

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by tkasmer
Nov 18, 2010

In 1989, I was called upon to care for my mother in her last year of life. I was a free lance engineer and physicist and I set up my workspace in her basement to be close by to help her. I was working on technology for the Star Wars program and...

 

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by persianrug
Nov 14, 2010

I had an amazing experience in Kuwait during the Gulf War full of intrigue, religious revelation and death.  I am an American, my greats signed the Declaration under Oliver Walcott.  I had family spread Baha'i amongst the Western states...

 

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by coldkoolin
Nov 12, 2010

Listen now to a little taste of Snap Judgment's "The Man."  Full episode available right here, very soon . .  .

 

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by A Girl Named Michael
Nov 08, 2010

May 2007

 

My Aunt Jan is dying of cancer. There are five Picket Girls. Cathie, June, Audrey, Karen, and the youngest, Jan. The Baby is dying first. The Sisters are flung across the globe, but every year they come together for...

 

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by A Girl Named Michael
Nov 08, 2010

June 2010

 

 

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by A Girl Named Michael
Nov 08, 2010

May 2009

 

 

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by A Girl Named Michael
Nov 08, 2010

 

February, 1996

 

My husband drops me off. I'm going to be evaluated while he runs a few errands. He'll come pick me up when he's done. I walk up to the reception desk and introduce myself. "Oh yes. Someone is...

 

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by A Girl Named Michael
Nov 08, 2010

 

August 2010

 

It's been a year since I fired my Mother. I got a card from her last week that ended with, "Every morning I wake up and hope this will be the day you let me back in your life....

 

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by A Girl Named Michael
Nov 08, 2010

 

The Story begins this way.....

 

 

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by A Girl Named Michael
Nov 08, 2010

March, 2001

 

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by TartofDarkness
Nov 01, 2010

My first car was a 1965 Impala SuperSport. It wasn't just a car, it was an obsession. Driving this car was transcendent! It was loud, curvy, and classic--we were perfect for each other. Her name was Sophie, and when I wasn't working, I was...